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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 Owen Redman


Owen Redman, an employee of Green Peace at the time, failed to turn up for work and did not collect his pay. Owen took no money, bank books or personal belongings. Police...

Missing Person Raelene Eaton

Raelene EATON

Raelene Eaton and Yvonne Waters were last seen at about 6.45pm on 7 April 1974 leaving the White Sands Hotel, Scarborough in the company of three unidentified men. Nothing has...

Missing Person Daniel Stort

Daniel STORT

Daniel Stort was last seen on 5 July 2015 by his mother. He went missing from his home address in Smith Street Wollongong.

Police hold grave concerns for his welfare.

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