The issue of missing persons in Australia is complex and multifaceted. In 2020 over 51,000 missing persons reports were made to police in Australia.

In Australia a missing person is defined as anyone who is reported missing to police, whose whereabouts are unknown, and where there are fears for the safety or concern for the welfare of that person.
A long-term missing person is someone who has been missing for more than three months. In Australia there are over 2,600 people listed as a long term missing person.
Anyone, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or educational background, may become a missing person; however, adults are more likely to be listed as long-term missing persons.

Missing person from NSW Gregory Christopher Bennett


Gregory Christopher Bennett was last seen by a friend on the 4th of November 1988 at a Lemongrove address.

He may have frequented the Blue Mountains area. His family hold grave...

Missing Person from South Australia Michael Purse

Michael PURSE

Michael Jeffrey Purse, 32, was last seen on the 6th February 2019 in the city in Adelaide, South Australia, and was reported missing on 24 April 2019.  Michael’s friends and...

Missing Person Theresa Pace

Theresa PACE

Theresa, also known as Tessie, was last seen by her family on 22 January 1997 at their home in Melbourne. Her family, including two children, have not seen her since that day....

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