When a relative or friend is reported missing, the emotional impact on families and friends can be considerable. It’s important to acknowledge that each person may be affected in their own way, and react differently.

Families and friends of missing persons often speak about feelings of fear, anger, guilt, blame, frustration, helplessness, ambiguity, and isolation. While people may not experience all these emotions, it is important to recognise that any of these responses are normal reactions to an extraordinary situation.

Missing Person Kay Docherty


Kay Docherty, then aged 16, was las seen on 27 July 1979 around 7.30pm in the company of Toni Cavanagh, then aged 15 (also missing). Both girls left their homes and did not return...

Missing Person Scott Brown


Scott Brown was last seen in the Coffs Harbour area on 18 January 2008. If you have information that may assist police to locate Scott please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000....

Missing Person Cathlyn BERGAMIN VIC


Kath Bergamin disappeared during the evening of Sunday 18 August 2002 from her Brien Crescent home in Wangaratta that she shared with a female friend. Detectives established Ms...

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