prison overcrowding

Sex toy thief released from jail

Premium Content Sex toy thief released from jail

Thief was forced to sleep on prison floor after stealing sex toys

Prison guards threaten to rape, bash former inmate

Premium Content Prison guards threaten to rape, bash former inmate

Prison guards threatened to bash and rape a former inmate

Inmate numbers could hit six figures

Premium Content Inmate numbers could hit six figures

Prisons have been overcrowded since at least 2012

Prison strikes: Several jails locked down

Premium Content Prison strikes: Several jails locked down

Prison officers have walked off the job today in a wage dispute

Homelessness and mental illness rife among prisoners

Premium Content Homelessness and mental illness rife among prisoners

Prisoners are more likely to be ill and homeless

Unprecedented action as prison crisis grows

Premium Content Unprecedented action as prison crisis grows

Officers at every jail have passed a motion

Huge legal bid to bar prison officer strikes

Premium Content Huge legal bid to bar prison officer strikes

It's state vs union in the matter of prison strikes

$150m detention centre to fight overcrowding

Premium Content $150m detention centre to fight overcrowding

Massive cash splash as government tries to tackle overcrowding

Prison workers storm government HQ in protest

Premium Content Prison workers storm government HQ in protest

Officers are concerned they will be hurt in the overcrowded centre

This is how much it costs to house one prisoner for a year

Premium Content This is how much it costs to house one prisoner for a year

QLD taxpayers are paying a hefty bill for overcrowded prisons

Offenders should be able to work to pay off debts

Premium Content Offenders should be able to work to pay off debts

An inquiry has heard offenders should be able to work off fine debts

Safety fears in packed prisons

Premium Content Safety fears in packed prisons

One in five prisoners could be sleeping on the floor

Rookie jail staff left to watch inmates at crowded jail

Rookie jail staff left to watch inmates at crowded jail

SENIOR staff have been locked out of the prison