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The return trip from the Tip (Cape York Peninsula)

The return trip from the Tip (Cape York Peninsula) following the Bamaga Road and Peninsula Development Road, Far North Queensland

After some wonderful days at the tip we set about our return. 615 more words

Our Trip

(12/8/2014) Queensland’s female prisoners battling it out with one another and prison staff because of boredom | The Courier-Mail

FEMALE prisoners are bashing each other and lashing out at staff, with much of the violence attributed to “boredom”.

In one attack in June a prisoner had her face broken in 10 places and was left unconscious after a case of mistaken identity. 99 more words


(12/8/2014): Female prison officer assaulted at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre | Brisbane Times

The assault of a female prison officer at one of Queensland’s toughest jails has her union complaining of poor resources and inmate anger over a prisoner smoking ban. 55 more words


16/8/2014: Union rep claims Capricornia CC prisoners engaged in fights and drug-taking | Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

ROCKHAMPTONS Jay Boal has seen first-hand the violence inside the Capricornia Correctional Centre.

An example of this violence, he told The Morning Bulletin yesterday, was two prisoners fighting each other during lock-up hours at night in their one-man cell. 174 more words


Qld Premier Campbell Newman bewildered by prison escape | Brisbane Times

Premier Campbell Newman finds it a “little strange that inmates chose to escape from a far north Queensland prison farm.

“It is a bit intriguing, isnt it,” Mr Newman said when asked about the escape from Lotus Glen Correctional Centre. 99 more words


Pups in Prison program; Sth Qld Correctional Centre | The Courier-Mail

FOUR-month-old pup Stella will spend the next few months living in a Queensland correctional centre – even sleeping in inmate rooms – as part of a program to train dogs to assist people with a disability. 44 more words