National missing persons coordination centre



Missing Person Rachel Funari
  • Missing since: Thursday, March 3, 2011
  • Last seen: Bruny Island TAS
  • Jurisdiction: TAS
  • Year of birth: 1975
  • Age now: 41
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 165cm
  • Build: Medium
  • Hair: Brown, Curly, Long
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Eyes: Brown


American National Rachel Funari, then 35, had been living in Victoria, and was last seen around 3.30pm on Thursday 3 March 2011 in a shack at the end of Adventure Bay Road, Bruny Island, Tasmania.
Earlier that day she was reported to have discussed walking the Fluted Cape Walking Track while on Bruny Island.
Rachel had arrived in Tasmania only two days prior to her last sighting, and had been travelling around with a medium sized black backpack and small tent bag. Enquiries have identified several places visited by Rachel before she was reported missing, the last being Bruny Island. She failed to board her return flight to Melbourne on Tuesday, 8 March 2011.
Her backpack, tent and belongings were located at the shack on Bruny Island on Sunday 13 March 2011. Police searches of the area failed to find any further sign of Rachel.
There are grave fears for the safety and welfare of Rachel.
If you have information that may assist police to locate Rachel please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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