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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.

Missing Person Daniel Sheppard

Daniel SHEPPARD

On 31 December 1994, Daniel Sheppard, then aged 19 years, attended New Year’s Eve celebrations with his brother and friends at Lennies Tavern Glenelg, before catching a tram into...

Michael Luu

Michael Luu, aged 29, was last seen by his girlfriend on 3 September 2002.  Michael had stated that he was going fishing at Watsons Bay.  He has not been seen since. Police hold...

Missing Person Bernard Reardon

Bernard REARDON

Bernard Reardon was last seen at 12pm on 18 January 1989 at his home in Kensington. He stated that he was not attending work that day but instead was going to see a doctor at...

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