When a relative or friend is reported missing, the emotional impact on families and friends can be considerable. It’s important to acknowledge that each person may be affected in their own way, and react differently.

Families and friends of missing persons often speak about feelings of fear, anger, guilt, blame, frustration, helplessness, ambiguity, and isolation. While people may not experience all these emotions, it is important to recognise that any of these responses are normal reactions to an extraordinary situation.

Reece Kearney

At the time of his disappear Reece Kearney was living with his parents at Julatten, near Mount Molly close to Cairns.

Reece was last seen on 21 December 2017 after attending a...

Missing Person Amber Haigh


Amber Haigh was reported missing on 19 June 2002 by a married couple who she had been living with in the rural town of Kingsvale in southern NSW. The couple told police that they...

Missing Person Chad Sutton


Chad Sutton and his sister Melony Sutton were last seen on 23 of November 1992. Chad and his sister Melony left their Inala Queensland home at 8.35am. They were both walking to...

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