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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.

NSW Missing Person Elizabeth O'PRAY

Elizabeth O'PRAY

Elizabeth O’Pray disappeared from her Blue Mountains home on the 7 March 2016. It is likely Elizabeth has left her home on foot and is believed to have gone missing around the...

Missing Person Oswal Orman

Oswal ORMAN

Oswal Orman, originally from Queensland was reported missing on 22 January 2007. He drove his white Datsun ute onto the Barkly Homestead on or around 16 January 2007 to conduct...

Missing Person Peter Henrich

Peter HENRICH

The last confirmed sighting of Peter was on the 2nd of October 2017, at the Conara Camping Ground in the Central Midlands area of Tasmania.

Peter was travelling Tasmania alone...

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