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COVID-19: Queensland Corrective Services Update

Thursday 15 April 2021

In response to this morning’s announcements regarding the further easing of restrictions for Brisbane and broader Queensland, in line with QLD Health advice, all correctional centres across Queensland will also lift restrictions and return to Stage 1 operations from 6am, 15 April 2021.

With the reversion to Stage 1, visits to correctional centres recommence, and bookings for personal and professional visits to centres, including in person professional legal visits, will resume from tomorrow.

Prisoners will continue to be produced for Court appearances where required, and will no longer be subject to COVID-19 isolation upon return to custody from Court, unless advised otherwise by QLD Health personnel.

The wearing of masks by visitors to QLD correctional centres, including legal representatives, is strongly encouraged in circumstances where social distancing cannot be maintained, or as otherwise directed by QLD Health. Health screening and temperature checks of approved visitors will continue.

Thursday 1 April 2021

In line with Queensland Health advice, all cporrectional centres in Queensland will remain in Stage 3 as they currently are, until Thursday 15 April 2021.

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