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 Juan Philip Morgan


Juan Morgan was 15 years of age when he went missing in 1992. Police identified him as missing in 1999 when investigating the disappearances of David McWilliams, Leo Daly and...

Missing Person from NSW Michael Ryan

Michael RYAN

Michael Stephen Ryan was last seen by his family on the 10 December 2012 at 1am. He was noticed missing the following day when he failed to arrive home and had not taken his phone...

Missing Person Stella Farrugia


On Thursday 18 October 1984, Stella Farrugia, thenĀ aged 18 years, was reported missing by her boyfriend. He said that he last saw her at her home address on Seaview Road, Henley...

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