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In Australia, more than 38,000 people are reported missing each year. While most people are found within a short period of time, there remain approximately 1,600 long term missing persons; those who have been missing for more than three months. Missing persons’ cases are investigated by State and Territory police.

Who is missing?

The National Missing Persons Coordination Centre (NMPCC) uses a variety of methods including this website to profile missing persons across the country. Our promotion of missing persons includes; Missing Persons Posters, Facebook and social media, outdoor advertising, partnerships with corporate supporters and through events such as International Missing Children’s Day and National Missing Persons Week.

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Please note: the cases listed do not represent every missing person in Australia that has been reported to police. The NMPCC profiles cases provided by State and Territory Missing Persons Units when the missing person is considered long-term. If you are searching for a specific missing person, or a person matching a specific description, please see our site search tips page.

Missing Person - Gordon Rogers

Gordon ROGERS

Gordon Rogers, then aged 20 years, was last seen in Beachport, SA at approcimately 3.30 am on 2 August 1970. He was reported missing at Beachport Police Station at 10.30...

Missing Person Liam Brady

Liam BRADY

Liam David Brady was last sighted on 3 February 2000 at Amata in the far north of South Australia.

At the time of his disappearance Liam was involved in a...

Missing Person Brendan Crinis

Brendan CRINIS

Brendan Crinis has not been seen since 9 September 2002. He left his house in the Wollongong area and has had no contact with family or friends since. There are concerns...

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