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Media scrum following the launch of National Missing Persons Week 2015

Media Release: National Missing Persons Week urges Australians to 'Follow Your Instincts'

The Australian Federal Police and NSW Police Force have launched the 2015 National Missing Persons Week campaign to raise awareness of the issues and impacts surrounding missing persons.

Acting Australian Federal Police Commissioner Michael Phelan and NSW Police Force Assistant Commissioner Peter Barrie officially launched the week-long campaign in Sydney today (Monday 3 August 2015), where they...

Follow Your Instincts

Research shows there are several myths about missing persons commonly held within the community. One of the NMPCC's awareness objectives is to dispel these myths in the hope that awareness of the facts will reduce the incidence of missing persons. In 2015 the National Missing Persons Coordination Centre will focus on raising awareness within the community of the common myths and facts surrounding...

Media Release: Global missing children campaign launched to help bring them home

Minister for Justice the Hon. Michael Keenan and AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin encouraged Australians to continue their efforts to locate those still missing at the launch of International Missing Children’s Day 2015 today.

The day will be recognised globally on Monday 25 May, with this year’s focus being on the safe location and recovery of children who have been abducted by a parent.

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'Remember' missing persons and dementia

In 2014 the National Missing Persons Coordination Centre's focus was on raising awareness within the community of the links between dementia and missing persons. Each year the we build awareness messaging around one of the key groups in the community most at risk of going missing.

What can I do to help?

If you are a carer of person suffering from dementia who may be at risk of wandering and...

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Kathleen FARRELL

Kathleen Ursula Farrell was reported missing by her mother who stated Kathleen was working on the Gold Coast, having moved there from Darwin. She last spoke to her mother in July...

Iain MACKILLOP

Iain Mackillop has no verbal communication and was last seen by medical staff in 2000 in Morisset area NSW. Iain has not been seen or made contact with family or friends since...

Stephen Jelfs

Stephen was last seen in the Paddington area in September 1978. He has not contacted family since this time, which is out of character. Police hold great concerns for the welfare...

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