Inquiry a positive step
The union welcomes the Inquiry announced today by the Palaszczuk government and the opportunity for our members at Brisbane Correctional Centre to correct the misinformation that has been reported and clear their names.
Together Secretary Alex Scott said today, "Our members do a difficult job and some of the footage we have seen released puts their safety at risk within the prison and in the community.
"We welcome a review of the processes and procedures for dealing with juveniles in detention and we are confident our members' actions have been in accordance with procedures.
"As we have said previously, the union doesn’t support juveniles being in adult prisons as they have different requirements, needs and behaviours from adult prisoners."