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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.

NSW Missing Person Malcolm Briggs

Malcolm BRIGGS

Malcolm Briggs was possibly last seen in the Mullumbimby area between 1974 and 1975. Malcolm was missing his left ear.

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Missing Person Russell Bradshaw

Russell BRADSHAW

Russell Bradshaw, then aged 35 years, was last seen by his wife leaving their Salisbury Heights home in January 1992. Russell left without taking any of his personal...

Missing Person Benjamin Wyatt

Benjamin WYATT

Benjamin Wyatt departed Australia for the United States of America on 8 April 2012. It appears he left San Francisco for Sydney on 28 April 2012, however he did not board...

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