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 Ross O'Connell


Ross O’Connell was last seen at approximately 9.30pm by his mother prior to him going to bed on 27 May 2005. In the early hours of 28 May 2005 Ross’ vehicle was located at the...

Missing Person Saverio Ganino

Saverio GANINO

Saverio Ganino was last seen by his wife on Wednesday 22 March 2000 when he dropped her off at a bus stop on the Princes Highway, Unanderra. He failed to attend an appointment...

Missing Person from NSW Antoine Jean-Francois HERRAN

Antoine HERRAN

Antoine Jean-Francois Herran was a tourist from France who arrived in Australia for a three-week holiday. He was due to return to France on April 12, 1998, however, he never...

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