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 Wayne Gillis


Wayne Gillis was last seen on 27 July 1997 by his sister at Sherwood Railway Station in Brisbane. He stated that he was heading south to look for work. Wayne has not been in...

Missing Person Tarryn Corlet


Public assistance is sought to help locate Alia Bugsy Goble, who has been missing since April this year. Alia’s father has not seen his daughter since...

Missing Person Warren Long

Warren LONG

Warren Long was last seen on 15 March 2003 at Drummoyne, NSW. If you have information that may assist police to locate Warren please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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