The issue of missing persons in Australia is complex and multifaceted. In 2021 over 53,000 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.

Missing Person Youliang LIN from NSW

Youliang LIN

Youliang LIN, age 84, was last seen about 8am on Friday 15th of September 2017, when he left his home on Cooper Court, Castle Hill. There are serious concerns for the safety and...

Missing Person Julie Cutler


Julie Cutler was last seen at 12.30am on 20 June 1988 leaving the Parmelia Hilton Hotel, WA, after a staff function. Her car was found two days later in the sea off Cottesloe...

Missing Person Conrad De Sielvie


Stacy De Sielvie left his home in 1992 to work his way around Australia. Until April 1994 he was in regular contact with his family. His family last heard from him by phone on 20...

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