A Qld jail is battling a prison officer shortage amid a highly publicised expansion that has been slammed over dangerous...
26th Feb. 2021 5:02 AM
The facility remains in tight lockdown after a number of its workers underwent testing.
01st Sept. 2020 12:09 AM
Not only did they make history, they also assaulted staff, wielded makeshift weapons and sat on the roof for three...
25th Aug. 2020 5:08 AM
She sobbed in court after pleading guilty for her role in smuggling seven satchels of tobacco into the Capricornia...
18th Aug. 2020 12:08 AM
Both officers were taken to the medical unit for assessment and the prisoner was restrained and escorted to the Detention...
18th June 2020 12:06 PM
It was supposed to be a routine visit to the prison health centre, but things turned nasty. Now a prison officer faces a...
05th Feb. 2020 10:02 AM
The riot was over what was believed to be a lack of sugar packets and television remote controls.
11th Jan. 2020 12:01 AM
A Rockhampton prison officer pleaded guilty to a charge laid by the Crime and Corruption Commission, but his matter could...
09th Dec. 2019 12:12 AM
Prison authorities warn of tough penalties as drone sightings become more common over Qld jails
01st Dec. 2019 3:12 PM
The investigation focused on allegations of corruption in the Capricornia Correctional Centre.
26th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM
Seven prison guards from a major correctional centre are facing 12 charges ranging from misconduct to assault.
28th Oct. 2019 5:10 PM
SUGAR HIT: Police continuing investigations into prison riot as lockdown lifted at CQ prison
17th Oct. 2019 2:10 PM
Dozens of inmates, some armed with weapons, have trashed a prison unit in central Queensland in the state’s second...
13th Oct. 2019 6:10 AM
CRIMINAL records of two young men who tried to smuggle drugs into A QLD jail show a complete disregard for the law and look...
12th Oct. 2019 7:10 AM
A MAN who claimed there was a price on his head and his life was in danger going to Capricornia Correctional Centre abused...
24th Aug. 2019 4:08 AM
Queensland Court of Appeal win for Martin Leigh Hyatt who is accused of assaulting a fellow inmate. He will now face a new...
13th May 2019 1:05 PM
All hospitalised prisoners have returned to the correction facility
08th May 2019 8:05 AM
ETHICAL Standard Unit and the Crime and Corruption Commission investigate 'inappropriate behaviour' in their workplace
04th April 2019 5:04 PM
Sordid story of predation in shared jail cell heard at top court
01st Feb. 2019 5:02 PM
A CAPRICORN Correctional Centre contract worker has lost his licence for nine months.
04th Dec. 2018 2:12 PM
He found God while in prison for attempted murder, cleaned up but returned to the drug scene after being unemployed for a...
21st June 2018 8:06 AM
Dramatic day ends in arrest of Levi James Brown
20th June 2018 8:06 AM
Police swarm Mackay street as stolen car ditched, escapee captured
07th June 2018 3:06 PM
Police on look-out for prisoners after sighting in Mackay area
06th June 2018 3:06 PM
POLICE are searching for two escapees, including one man from Mackay, who escaped from Capricornia Correctional Centre...
04th June 2018 2:06 PM
Rosedale man Russell Williams, 51, was charged in January with the murders of Robert Grayson and Derek Van Der Poel.
16th May 2018 5:05 AM
Should they have tried saving the sick inmate sooner?
27th March 2018 11:03 AM
He died in custody after fall from grace. Now, authorities will have to explain what went wrong
08th Feb. 2018 6:02 AM
Jermaine Lee Anderson was on the run for five days before being arrested in Mackay today
02nd Feb. 2018 4:02 AM
ONE of two men who escaped from the Capricorn Correctional Centre on the weekend has been caught and taken into police...
29th Jan. 2018 6:01 PM
FOUR separate jail breaks in 12 months at the Capricornia Correctional Centre
29th Jan. 2018 7:01 AM
UPDATE: Police investigations continue after two men fled the Capricornia Correctional Centre over the weekend.
29th Jan. 2018 7:01 AM
Authorities confirm infectious disease has struck within prison walls.
24th Dec. 2017 7:12 AM
ALLEGATIONS of clear security breaches and inmate exploitation rock the Capricornia Correctional Centre.
15th Dec. 2017 1:12 PM
A DRUG trafficker will spend no extra time behind bars for stashing drugs up his backside in an 'extremely stupid' attempt...
07th Dec. 2017 5:12 AM
A man who turned a gun on himself, and survived, during a shootout with police last month has been found dead in his prison...
21st Nov. 2017 6:11 AM
He's getting out and they still don't know where their son's body is.
01st Aug. 2017 9:08 AM
PRISON staff hope crisis talks with the government will prevent strikes at the state’s overcrowded jails after repeated...
09th June 2017 11:06 AM
A NORTH Mackay grandmother who snuck drugs into prison for her former partner using coded phone conversations received a...
07th June 2017 8:06 AM
Concerns raised over current system after two prisoners escape
07th June 2017 5:06 AM
Premier grilled on $200 million cost to build 164 new cells at the Capricornia Correctional Centre.
15th Feb. 2017 3:02 PM
Union delegates will meet with Department of Corrective Services management to discuss a new enterprise bargaining...
17th May 2016 4:05 PM
A WOMAN will face court today for allegedly helping Kevin Andrew O’Connor make his escape from the Capricornia Correctional...
21st March 2016 5:03 AM
6.40AM: NEARLY 100 Rockhampton inmates are being housed on temporary bunk beds, trundle beds and mattresses on the...
28th Jan. 2016 6:01 AM
Queensland Corrective Services suspend Capricornia prison guard after allegation surfaces of inappropriate relationship...
04th Dec. 2015 5:12 PM
NO ONE seems to know how a Capricornia Correctional Centre prisoner had caffeine levels equivalent to 20 espresso coffees...
18th Nov. 2015 10:11 AM
IT SEEMS Central Queenslanders will never know the extent of the reported assaults inside the Capricornia Correctional...
09th July 2015 6:07 AM
A FORMER Rockhampton prisoner has painted a bleak picture of what life is like on the inside at the full-to-capacity...
02nd May 2015 6:05 AM
A GLADSTONE man who was in custody after biting a police officer has faced court for beating an inmate he believed was a...
12th Dec. 2014 11:12 AM
NO one knew Robert Gent. No one knew his crime. But within 10 minutes of being inside a Capricornia Correctional Centre...
29th Nov. 2014 6:11 AM