The agony of losing a loved one, when they’re not officially gone

ABC, 10 December 2017 Almost a decade after her husband went missing, a simple trip to collect the mail can prompt anxiety for Zee Meyer. Every few months a bank statement arrives still bearing the name of her missing husband, Warren. “It’s a torment really, and there’s no way you can get off the merry-go-round […]

Family continues to believe Donny Govan will be found

Riverine Herald, 2 September 2017 FIVE years ago today, 16-year-old Donny Govan vanished from an Echuca campsite. Never to be seen again. Yet his Ballarat family is still holding out hope that their beloved son and brother is alive. Read the full story here

60 Minutes Update: The Missing

60 Minutes, 2017 It’s an alarming and surprising statistic: every hour four Australians go missing. That equals 100 people a day, or 38,000 a year, who vanish. Thankfully most are found relatively quickly, but for the families of those who aren’t the torment of not knowing what has happened to their loved one is devastating. […]

The Unmissables: Bringing back the human stories of missed loved ones

ABC News, 28 April 2017 A Hobart family is using art to show the real people behind missing person statistics through the national project The Unmissables. Nazrawi (Naz) Samson Woldemichael is a talented artist, the youngest of his family, and a shy and passionate young man. He has not been seen since October 9. Read […]

Rye Hunt’s legacy supports Tasmanian missing persons

The Mecury, 22 April 2017 The legacy of Rye Hunt, who died in Brazil last year, will touch more Tasmanians in a new campaign connecting artists with missing persons. Mr Hunt’s sister, Romany Brodribb, is part of The Unmissables, a project launched this month by Missing Persons Advocacy Network (MPAN). Read the full story here