The issue of missing persons in Australia is complex and multifaceted. In 2022 over 55,000 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 2,500 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.

Nancy Gumprecht

On Sunday the 6th of October 1985 Nancy Alice Gumprecht left her residence in Legana, early in the morning, stating to her husband that she was going bushwalking in the Mount...

Dale Bellette

Dale Bellette was last seen on Saturday 25th of April 2004. Dale informed his parents he intended to visit the Hartz Mountain area with the intention of returning later the same...

Markiah MAJOR

Markiah Major was last seen in Westcourt on August 15 and has not been seen since. He is described as First Nations, approximately 150cm tall, slim build with dark hair and eyes....

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