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The following is a selection of just some of MPAN’s latest media articles and appearances. Please find a full list of media articles here.

Hack for Humanity participantsHacking for humanity to help women grow and connect with technology

MPAN provides support to family and loved ones of a missing person in their darkest time. The team wanted to make the process of creating a search campaign as easy as possible.
 

judgeGlobal non-profit Girls in Tech teams up with REA Group to host its first Hacking for Humanity event in Melbourne

“Making a tool like these guys have done … means the world to people who find themselves in an absolute nightmare,” O’Keeffe said during the event.
 

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Vodafone introduces new ‘missing persons’ bill policy

Vodafone has introduced a new dedicated “missing persons” policy so family and friends of customers listed as missing can better manage their account. Its believed to be the first policy of its kind by an Australian telco.
 


Nicola SalleseMoney from ‘Find Rye’ campaign to help search for another missing Tasmanian

Funds donated by the family of Rye Hunt will help the search for another Tasmanian man, Missing Persons Advocacy Network says.

 

Rye HuntDonations to GoFundMe campaign for Rye to benefit MPAN

The incredible generosity shown to a Tasmanian family who flew to Brazil to search for their missing loved one will also benefit others now his ashes have been brought back home.

 

Rye Hunt

#FindRye campaign donates massive amount to charities

“Rye was a keen and vocal supporter of this charity, and as such, we would like to show our support in his honour,” the post said.

 

Loren and MiaLoren O’Keeffe: “I still forget that Dan’s not missing any more.”

This is an extraordinary story, from an extraordinary woman…

 

 

Loren and LoriDaniel O’Keeffe: A mysterious disappearance that turned to tragedy

Five years is a long time, an eternity really when someone you love deeply has gone missing.

 

 

Loren at Richmond PlazaMore than 100: That’s how many Australians are reported missing every day

Generosity Magazine asks why such a prevalent issue is stifled by stigma and stereotypes.

 

 

LorenMissing person advocates push to expand search into online ‘blank space’

“This initiative is innovative, direct, effective — the exact type of thing our charity gets excited about.”

 

 

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How do we get Australia talking about missing persons?

This, from Emma Beckett, leads on from a Junkee Junket session she ran about how to raise public awareness about missing persons.

 

AusOfTheDayThis Aussie created the 1st Missing Persons Guide after her bro vanished

CommBank created the Australian of the Day series and sent PedestrianTV to get to know the woman behind MPAN.

 

Video

CommBank Australian of the Day – Loren O’Keeffe

‘Extra Minutes’ interview with Charles Wooley for Channel Nine’s ’60 Minutes’

A Public Service Announcement from ambassador Deborah Mailman

Vodafone Foundation World of Difference 2014

Monthly segment on Channel Ten’s ‘The Project’

Audio

Whilst most radio interviews are not online, please find a selection of the latest on our SoundCloud account here.

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