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 Anne Richardson


Anne Richardson was last seen in Rockhampton in August 2011. She is believed to have travelled to Rockhampton to visit family. Anne has a large extended family, all of whom...

Missing Person Chantelle McDougall

Chantelle McDOUGALL

In July 2007 six-year-old Leela and her mother 27-year-old Chantelle McDougall along with two other men vacated their premises in Nannup, Western Australia. From all...

Missing Person Simon Brazier


Simon Brazier was last seen on or about 31 March 2005 at his home address in Secret Harbour, Western Australia. Information suggests Simon was possibly in possession of a...

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