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.

Paul Robert GRENNAN

On or around the 29th of May 1997, Paul Grennan has gone missing from his residence at Commissioners Creek. The missing person is known to frequent the Nimbin and Murwillumbah...

Missing Person Joy Lancaster


Joy Lancaster was last seen on the night of 19 April 1985. She was at the Windsor Hotel, Albert Park until late into the night. She was drinking alcohol throughout the night...


Christopher Chillingworth was last seen leaving his house in Hamilton NSW in 1996. Christopher has not been seen or made contact with family or friends since this time and...

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