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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 Lisa Moy

Lisa MOY

Lisa Moy is missing from Bankstown since 3 April 2005. If you have information that may assist police to locate Lisa please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Missing Person Sebastian Poulson

Sebastian POULSON

Sebastian POULSON was last sighted at about 4am on Sunday 19 October 2014 at the ‘Wangkatjungka Community’ via Fitzroy Crossing Western Australia. At the time he was wearing a...

Missing Person - Richard ROE

Richard ROE

Richard Roe was 40-years-old at the time of his disappearance and was last seen on 2 November 2016.

Richard’s vehicle, a 2004 Holden Commodore station wagon, was later found...

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