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Missing Person Peter Johnson

Peter JOHNSON

Peter Johnson was last seen at Davenport Aboriginal reserve, SA in late January 1996, and was supposed to return to Santa Teresa Community near Alice Springs, NT. He has not...

Missing person in New south wales Karen Gilbody

Karen GILBODY

Karen Gilbody, aged 30, was reported missing by a friend in July 1991. Both Karen and her friend Valerie have not been in contact or been seen by friends or family since mid-June...

Raymond SPEECHLEY

Raymond Speechley was last seen on 7 July 2016 around Dalmeny, NSW at about 3:50pm. Raymond had wandered away from a nearby nursing home he was staying at the time of his...

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Why do people go missing?

Recently we ran a social media series exploring the reasons people went missing and what they were feeling and experiencing at the time. Anyone, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or educational background may become a missing person. The reasons for going missing are many and varied and can include mental illness, miscommunication, misadventure, domestic violence, and being a victim of crime....

National Missing Persons Week - Can You Solve The Case? 30 July - 5 August 2023

National Missing Persons Week 2023: Can you solve the case?

The AFP is calling for Australians to put on their detective hats and assist forensic investigators unpick clues that could help crack some of the nation’s longest unsolved missing persons cases.

Launched today for National Missing Persons Week, which runs through 5 August, the Can you solve this case? campaign is focused on eight cases involving unidentified human remains.

While forensic...

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International Missing Children’s Day 2023: The important conversation between parents and children about safe behaviour

The AFP’s National Missing Persons Coordination Centre (NMPCC), in partnership with The Daniel Morcombe Foundation, have today on International Missing Children’s Day 2023 (IMCD) released online resources to encourage parents to talk to their children about safe behaviour.

IMCD is an internationally recognised day to commemorate the missing children who have found their way home, remember those...