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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.

Missing Person Anne Richardson

Anne RICHARDSON

Anne Richardson was last seen in Rockhampton in August 2011. She is believed to have travelled to Rockhampton to visit family. Anne has a large extended family, all of whom are...

Nikiforos KAVVALOS

Nikiforos Kavvalos left his home address on 17 May 2004 about 9.00am in Marrickville, NSW  for an unspecified destination. About 2.00am same day, Nikiforos contacted and had a...

Missing Person Scott Brown

Scott BROWN

Scott Brown was last seen in the Coffs Harbour area on 18 January 2008. If you have information that may assist police to locate Scott please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000....

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