Missing Persons Units

In Australia, State and Territory Police are responsible for investigating missing persons cases.

State and Territory police are responsible for the investigation of missing persons. When filing a missing persons report, you should attend your local police station in person.

Each State and Territory has a dedicated Missing Persons Unit who may also be involved in the investigation, or provide advice to your case officer/local police.

State and Territory Missing Person’s Units:

 

ACT POLICING

(02) 6264 9418

NSW POLICE FORCE

Crimestoppers
1800 333 000 (toll free)

VICTORIA POLICE

(03) 8690 2884

QUEENSLAND POLICE SERVICE

(07) 3364 6213
1800 017 744

SOUTH AUSTRALIA POLICE

(08) 8172 5467

WESTERN AUSTRALIA POLICE

(08) 9351 0699

NORTHERN TERRITORY POLICE

(08) 8999 5511

TASMANIA POLICE

(03) 6173 2606

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