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The issue of missing persons in Australia is complex and multifaceted. Over 38,000 missing persons reports are submitted to police every year in Australia.

In Australia a missing person is defined as anyone who is reported missing to police, whose whereabouts are unknown, and where there are fears for the safety or concern for the welfare of that person.

A long-term missing person is someone who has been missing for more than three months. In Australia there are over 2,600 people listed as a long term missing person.

Anyone, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or educational background, may become a missing person; however, adults are more likely to be listed as long-term missing persons.

Missing Person Andrew Johnson

Andrew JOHNSON

Andrew Johnson resigned from his job in Adelaide in June 1994 and intended to work his way around Australia. On 13 November 1994, his car was found abandoned in scrub off the...

Missing Person Allison Bernard

Allison BERNARD

Allison Bernard was 23-years-old when she disappeared. Originally from Kowanyama, she was last seen on 10 February 2013 and police hold serious concerns for her safety. It is...

Missing Person Alexandra Gowing

Alexandra GOWING

Alexandra Gowing was last seen on 29 May 2004 in Cairns. At the time she was wearing a faded one piece dress in green colour with floral pattern. If you have information that...

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