A Qld jail is battling a prison officer shortage amid a highly publicised expansion that has been slammed over dangerous...

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26th Feb. 2021 5:02 AM

Not only did they make history, they also assaulted staff, wielded makeshift weapons and sat on the roof for three...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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05th Feb. 2020 10:02 AM

The riot was over what was believed to be a lack of sugar packets and television remote controls.

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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...

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09th Dec. 2019 12:12 AM

Prison authorities warn of tough penalties as drone sightings become more common over Qld jails

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01st Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

Seven prison guards from a major correctional centre are facing 12 charges ranging from misconduct to assault.

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28th Oct. 2019 5:10 PM

Dozens of inmates, some armed with weapons, have trashed a prison unit in central Queensland in the state’s second...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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13th May 2019 1:05 PM

All hospitalised prisoners have returned to the correction facility

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08th May 2019 8:05 AM

ETHICAL Standard Unit and the Crime and Corruption Commission investigate 'inappropriate behaviour' in their workplace

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04th April 2019 5:04 PM

A CAPRICORN Correctional Centre contract worker has lost his licence for nine months.

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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...

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21st June 2018 8:06 AM

POLICE are searching for two escapees, including one man from Mackay, who escaped from Capricornia Correctional Centre...

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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.

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16th May 2018 5:05 AM

Jermaine Lee Anderson was on the run for five days before being arrested in Mackay today

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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...

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29th Jan. 2018 6:01 PM

FOUR separate jail breaks in 12 months at the Capricornia Correctional Centre

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29th Jan. 2018 7:01 AM

UPDATE: Police investigations continue after two men fled the Capricornia Correctional Centre over the weekend.

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29th Jan. 2018 7:01 AM

ALLEGATIONS of clear security breaches and inmate exploitation rock the Capricornia Correctional Centre.

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15th Dec. 2017 1:12 PM

A man who turned a gun on himself, and survived, during a shootout with police last month has been found dead in his prison...

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21st Nov. 2017 6:11 AM

PRISON staff hope crisis talks with the government will prevent strikes at the state’s overcrowded jails after repeated...

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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...

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07th June 2017 8:06 AM

Premier grilled on $200 million cost to build 164 new cells at the Capricornia Correctional Centre.

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15th Feb. 2017 3:02 PM

Union delegates will meet with Department of Corrective Services management to discuss a new enterprise bargaining...

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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...

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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...

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28th Jan. 2016 6:01 AM

Queensland Corrective Services suspend Capricornia prison guard after allegation surfaces of inappropriate relationship...

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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...

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18th Nov. 2015 10:11 AM

IT SEEMS Central Queenslanders will never know the extent of the reported assaults inside the Capricornia Correctional...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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29th Nov. 2014 6:11 AM