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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 Anthony Fahey NSW

Anthony FAHEY

Anthony Fahey was last seen in Belconnen, ACT about 4.40pm on 3 July 2013. It is believed that at this time he boarded a bus from Canberra bound for Sydney. Anthony has not...

Missing Person Bernard Reardon

Bernard REARDON

Bernard Reardon was last seen at 12pm on 18 January 1989 at his home in Kensington. He stated that he was not attending work that day but instead was going to see a doctor at...

Missing Person Lydia Notz

Lydia NOTZ

Lydia Notz was last seen at a friend’s address in Brisbane on 31 October 1976. She left a note saying she would return in about a week, however she has not been seen since....

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