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National Missing Persons Week 'Stay Connected'

In 2016 the National Missing Persons Coordination Centre will focus on raising awareness of the impacts of missing persons within the community. Our key message 'Missing persons leave frayed edges, Stay connected' reminds us all of the importance of staying connected with family and friends and enhancing the support networks for those most at risk of going missing.

 

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Media Release: Summerofhope profiling long-term missing persons

More than 35,000 people are reported missing in Australia each year, with an estimated 2,000 people currently listed as a long-term missing person—missing for more than three months.

That is why initiatives such as our #summerofhope campaign are vital to raise awareness of missing persons in our community.

The campaign aims to engage directly with the online community in the...

Day for Daniel - 'Capital to the Coast'

The ‘Capital to the Coast’ tour was a joint initiative between the AFP and the Daniel Morcombe Foundation which took place in the week leading into Day for Daniel in October 2015. The Daniel Morcombe Foundation promotional truck, ‘Big Red’, toured primary schools from Canberra to the NSW South Coast delivering child safety...

Daniel Morcombe Foundation Big Red promotional Truck

Media Release: Big Red to deliver child safety messages from capital to coast

The Daniel Morcombe Foundation’s ‘Big Red’ truck will feature in the inaugural ‘Capital to the Coast’ tour next month (October), in support of Day for Daniel 2015.

In the week preceding Day for Daniel on October 30, ‘Big Red’ will travel from Canberra to the NSW South Coast delivering child safety presentations to primary schools from Queanbeyan to Batemans Bay, through to Narooma...

Media scrum following the launch of National Missing Persons Week 2015

Media Release: National Missing Persons Week urges Australians to 'Follow Your Instincts'

The Australian Federal Police and NSW Police Force have launched the 2015 National Missing Persons Week campaign to raise awareness of the issues and impacts surrounding missing persons.

Acting Australian Federal Police Commissioner Michael Phelan and NSW Police Force Assistant Commissioner Peter Barrie officially launched the week-long campaign in Sydney today (Monday 3 August 2015),...

Follow Your Instincts

Research shows there are several myths about missing persons commonly held within the community. One of the NMPCC's awareness objectives is to dispel these myths in the hope that awareness of the facts will reduce the incidence of missing persons. In 2015 the National Missing Persons Coordination Centre will focus on raising awareness within the community of the common myths and facts...

Media Release: Global missing children campaign launched to help bring them home

Minister for Justice the Hon. Michael Keenan and AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin encouraged Australians to continue their efforts to locate those still missing at the launch of International Missing Children’s Day 2015 today.

The day will be recognised globally on Monday 25 May, with this year’s focus being on the safe location and recovery of children who have been abducted by a parent...

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'Remember' missing persons and dementia

In 2014 the National Missing Persons Coordination Centre's focus was on raising awareness within the community of the links between dementia and missing persons. Each year the we build awareness messaging around one of the key groups in the community most at risk of going missing.

What can I do to help?

If you are a carer of person suffering from dementia who...

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Missing Person Bernard Reardon

Bernard REARDON

Bernard Reardon was last seen at 12pm on 18 January 1989 at his home in Kensington. He stated that he was not attending work that day but instead was going to see a doctor at...

Missing Person Michael Graham

Michael GRAHAM

Michael Keith Graham was last seen by Peter Holloway at Peter's mining tenement situated between Snake Hill and Mt Ida near Menzies, WA. Michael has had two knee...

Missing Person Ivan Pirovich

Ivan PIROVICH

Ivan Pirovich was last seen on 19 July 1996 at 7:30pm working at his industrial sheds at Hillcrest, near Browns Plains. He failed to return home. Ivan has failed to make...

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