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The issue of missing persons in Australia is complex and multifaceted. In 2023 approximately 56,000 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 Michael Isles

Michael ISLES

Queensland Police Senior Sergeant Michael Isles, was last seen at Ayr North Queensland on the morning of 23 September 2009. The unmarked police vehicle, a silver Toyota Aurion,...

Missing Person from NSW Nadire SENSOY

Nadire SENSOY

Nadire Sensoy was last seen at her home in Prospect NSW. Nadire had earlier told a neighbour that she had been assaulted prior to Police arriving. Police attended Nadire’s...

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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