Sunday, July 21, 2024

Aus Day honours for Queensland Corrective Services officer trio

Three Queensland Corrective Services officers have been recognised in the Australia Day 2024 Honours list to receive the Australian Corrections Medal.

Acting Deputy General Manager, Superintendent Stephen Wright (pictured, far left); Correctional Supervisor, Renee Rieson (centre) and District Manager Community Corrections, Geoffrey Robins (right) were named in the honours list for distinguished service by an operational member of an Australian state or territory corrections service for adults.

Queensland Minister for Corrective Services and Minister for Fire and Disaster Recovery, Nikki Boyd Mcongratulated the officers for their commitment to keeping Queensland communities safe.

“I want to commend these three incredible, worthy recipients of the coveted Australian Corrections Medals,” Minister Boyd said.

“The work that they do every day to keep communities safe is extraordinary, and their contribution has led to positive changes and outcomes for people in QCS’ care.

“Today we shine a spotlight on their outstanding efforts towards keeping public safety at the forefront and for going above and beyond the call of duty. I congratulate them on their remarkable achievement.”

QCS Commissioner Paul Stewart APM congratulated the officers for their service and dedication to the top tier public safety agency.

“I am incredibly proud of the impact our officers make in our community and the commitment to the people of Queensland,” Commissioner Stewart said.

“Corrections is challenging work but our officers, through their unwavering leadership, work tirelessly every day to improve the lives of those in their care to ensure communities are safe.

“On behalf of all QCS officers, congratulations to Stephen, Renee and Geoff for their outstanding commitment in creating stronger and safer communities,” he said.

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