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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.

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Anita SCHUCH

Anita Schuch was last seen on 14 December 1965. Anita, aged 68 at the time, was due to be admitted to Royal North Shore Hospital the following day and had expressed concern over...

Arnna BEAUMONT Missing Person

Arnna BEAUMONT

On Australia Day, 26 January 1966, the three Beaumont children took a five-minute bus journey from their home to Glenelg beach. Jane (then aged 9), Arnna (then aged 7) and Grant (...

Missing Person Sara Davey

Sara DAVEY

Sara Davey was last seen driving a four wheel drive type vehicle in Saville street, Broome at 5.00pm on Tuesday, 14 January 1997. This is the last known location that she visited...

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