The issue of missing persons in Australia is complex and multifaceted. Over 38,000 missing persons reports are submitted to police every year 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 Rodney Martini


Rodney Martini was reported missing from his home at a low care facility in Queenscliff, Victoria on 1 August 2013. He was last seen in the Queenscliff township on 31 July 2013...

Missing Person Kathleen Farrell

Kathleen FARRELL

Kathleen Farrell was last known to work on the Gold Coast up to September 1992. She contacted her family mid-1992, however has failed to make any further contact with her family...

Missing Person Rista Chanthavixay


Rista Chanthavixay was last seen in the vicinity of the Liverpool Westfield Shopping Centre on 24 March 2009. Rista was reported missing when she did not turn up for school. She...

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