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In Australia, more than 38,000 missing persons reports are received by police each year. While most people are found within a short period of time, there remain approximately 2,600 long term missing persons; those who have been missing for more than three months. Missing persons’ cases are investigated by State and Territory police.

Who is missing?

The National Missing Persons Coordination Centre (NMPCC) uses a variety of methods including this website to profile missing persons across the country. Our promotion of missing persons includes; Missing Persons Posters, Facebook and social media, outdoor advertising, partnerships with corporate supporters and through events such as International Missing Children’s Day and National Missing Persons Week.

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Please note: the cases listed do not represent every missing person in Australia that has been reported to police. The NMPCC profiles cases provided by State and Territory Missing Persons Units when the missing person is considered long-term. If you are searching for a specific missing person, or a person matching a specific description, please see our site search tips page.

Raymond SPEECHLEY

Raymond Speechley was last seen on 7 July 2016 around Dalmeny, NSW at about 3:50pm. Raymond had wandered away from a nearby nursing home he was staying at the time of his...

Missing Person Sally Greenham

Sally GREENHAM

Mrs Greenham was due at a meeting at 1.00 pm on Friday 21 August 1987, but did not show up. Repeated calls to Sally’s home that afternoon went unanswered. Despite extensive...

Missing Person Nicola La Falce

Nicola LA FALCE

Nicola La Falce was last seen on the evening of 12 January 1994 leaving a pizza shop in Wembley, Western Australia. He was driving a blue Ford Courier which was later located at...

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