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International Missing Children’s Day 2022: looking through the eyes of a family with a missing child

Editor’s note: Video and audio grabs available via Hightail. Image of Gordana is available on NSW Police Force social media pages. 

 

This International Missing Children’s Day (IMCD), the AFP looks to raise awareness of the impact and long-term suffering of families who are waiting for answers about their missing child.  

IMCD 2022 is centred around ‘missing moments’, and to mark the day, the...

AFP DNA program to help identify unknown and missing Australians

The AFP has started testing unidentified human remains using cutting-edge technology to help solve some of Australia’s most enduring missing persons’ cases. 

Unidentified bone and teeth fragments – held in police and forensic facilities across the country – are being sent to the AFP’s dedicated forensics laboratory under the National DNA Program for Unidentified and Missing Persons. 

The...

National Missing Persons Week 2021: Australian Federal Police forensic artist explains how age progressed images of missing persons created

***Editor’s note:  A video of AFP forensic artist Sean Carling explaining the age progression process is available via hightail *** 

The Australian Federal Police is revealing how its digital artists created a series of unique age-progressed images that captured how seven Australians, who have been missing for up to 40 years, could look...

National Missing Persons Week 2021: Aged images of long-term missing persons could provide key to solving heartbreaking mysteries

The Australian Federal Police is releasing a unique series of images that capture how seven Australians, who have been missing for up to 40 years, could look today as it urges the public to help solve the mystery behind these heartbreaking cases.

The age progressed images have been created by AFP forensic artists and will be featured across a series of short videos to be progressively launched...

Launch of Queensland Missing Persons Day postponed

The COVID-19 restrictions currently in place around the country have led to the regrettable postponement of the upcoming Queensland Family of Missing Persons Day. 

The Australian Federal Police and Queensland Police Service are working to reschedule the event, which was set to be hosted in Brisbane on Sunday 1 August.

Queensland families who have registered for the event will be personally...

International Missing Children’s Day 2021: Commemorative tree dedicated to all missing children

The Australian Federal Police’s National Missing Persons Coordination Centre (NMPCC) is honouring International Missing Children’s Day (IMCD) 2021 with a tree dedication at the National Arboretum in Canberra for all missing children and their families.

IMCD is commemorated annually on the 25 May. IMCD is a day where people around the world commemorate the missing children who have found their...

IMCD header image 2019

International Missing Children’s Day 2021: Commemorative tree dedicated to all missing children

The Australian Federal Police’s National Missing Persons Coordination Centre (NMPCC) is honouring International Missing Children’s Day (IMCD) 2021 with a tree dedication at the National Arboretum in Canberra for all missing children and their families.

IMCD is commemorated annually on the 25 May. IMCD is a day where people around the world commemorate the missing children who have found their...

Australian-first forensic program to seek to name our country's unidentified human remains

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is today launching the country’s first National DNA Program, with the hope of uncovering investigative leads as to the identity of our unknown Australians and resolving long-term missing persons cases across Australia.

This new initiative – the National DNA Program for Unidentified and Missing Persons will harness modern forensic techniques to allow the...

National Missing Persons Week 2020

National Missing Persons Week 2020: Police call on community to help solve eight long-term missing persons cases

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is calling on the public to help solve eight long-term missing persons’ investigations as part of a digital campaign marking National Missing Persons Week 2020 (2-8 August 2020).

The initiative – titled ‘I’ll see you later’ – has been developed by the AFP’s National Missing Persons Coordination Centre (NMPCC) and includes a series of short videos which...

Canberra Milk 2020 Campaign

Missing Australians featured on milk bottles for the second year

In a joint campaign developed by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) National Missing Persons Coordination Centre (NMPCC) and Canberra Milk, the faces of missing people will once again be displayed on milk bottles in the Australian Capital Territory. The campaign will run from 15 June for four weeks in an effort to solve the mystery of their disappearance and raise awareness of the issue of...

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Missing Person Graeme Walsh

Graeme WALSH

Graeme Walsh originally from Sydney, claimed to be a preacher with the Baptist Seventh Day Church. It is believed that he had gone swimming at local beach and did not return....

Missing Persons Mamawa Sackor

Mamawa SACKOR

Mamawa Sackor was last seen leaving her residence in Rosanna Victoria on 15 October 2015. She left Australia on 15 October 2015 and is believed to have travelled to Guinea to...

Missing Person Neil McKenzie

Neil McKENZIE

Neil McKenzie was last seen at his work at Redfern on Tuesday 2 May 2006 at 3.20pm. It is believed that he returned to his premises where he left his work vehicle. Neil has not...

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