10 episodes

What’s Missing is a brand new podcast that explores the wide-reaching, devastating impacts that occur when someone disappears without a trace. Hosted by Loren O’Keeffe, the founder and CEO of the Missing Persons Advocacy Network (MPAN), the series features interviews with family members and loved ones of missing Australians, going beyond the headlines to provide a deep, unflinching insight into their searches and struggles.

What's Missing Casefile Presents

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 284 Ratings

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What’s Missing is a brand new podcast that explores the wide-reaching, devastating impacts that occur when someone disappears without a trace. Hosted by Loren O’Keeffe, the founder and CEO of the Missing Persons Advocacy Network (MPAN), the series features interviews with family members and loved ones of missing Australians, going beyond the headlines to provide a deep, unflinching insight into their searches and struggles.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Jason for Nicola

    Jason for Nicola

    In Episode 1, you’ll hear how a son's life has been consumed by the disappearance of his beloved father — and his car — in their tight-knit community.

    *What’s Missing was adapted from MPAN’s book, Too Short Stories. Jason and Nicola’s story was written by Belinda Smart.

    Credits
    Loren O’Keeffe – host
    Jason Sallese – guest
    Erin Munro – additional writing
    Mike Migas – production, scoring
    Maricarmen Rubí Baeza – graphic design
    Paulina Szymanska – video, web design

    Help Find Nicola Sallese
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HelpfindNicolaSallese
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/helpfindnicolasallese
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/SalleseNicola

    Missing Persons Advocacy Network (MPAN)
    www.mpan.com.au

    Casefile Presents
    www.casefilepresents.com

    For full list of credits please visit https://whatsmissingpodcast.com/episode-1-jason-for-nicola

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Zee for Warren

    Zee for Warren

    Hear what it’s like when your husband of 31 years goes missing; from the financial toll to the administrative nightmares and the psychological torment.

    *What’s Missing was adapted from MPAN’s book, Too Short Stories. Zee and Warren’s story was written by Paul Bugeja.

    Credits
    Loren O’Keeffe – host
    Zee Meyer – guest
    Erin Munro – additional writing
    Mike Migas – production, scoring
    Maricarmen Rubí Baeza – graphic design
    Paulina Szymanska – video, web design

    Speak Up 4 Warren
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/speakup4warren
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/SpeakUp4Warren

    Missing Persons Advocacy Network (MPAN)
    www.mpan.com.au

    Casefile Presents
    www.casefilepresents.com

    For full list of credits please visit https://whatsmissingpodcast.com/zee-for-warren

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Nick for Paul

    Nick for Paul

    Hear a heartbroken father's desperate plea to know whether or not his missing son is alive, and a heart-wrenching letter from his mum.

    *What’s Missing was adapted from MPAN’s book, Too Short Stories. Get a copy of the book at Too Short Stories.

    Nick and Paul’s story was written by Erin Munro

    Credits
    Loren O’Keeffe – host
    Jenny and Nick Wright – guests
    Catherine Seccombe – research
    Mike Migas – production, scoring
    Maricarmen Rubí Baeza – graphic design
    Paulina Szymanska – video, web design

    Missing Person: Paul Robert Wright
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/Missing-Person-Paul-Robert-Wright-466126803428360

    Missing Persons Advocacy Network (MPAN)
    www.mpan.com.au

    Casefile Presents
    www.casefilepresents.com

    For full list of credits please visit https://whatsmissingpodcast.com/nick-for-paul

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Jen for David & Andrew

    Jen for David & Andrew

    Hear an uncanny story of how one daughter of a missing sailor faces a second disappearance within her own family.

    *What’s Missing was adapted from MPAN’s book, Too Short Stories. Jen, David and Andrew’s story was written by Robyn McMicking. Get a copy of the book at Too Short Stories.

    Credits
    Loren O’Keeffe – host
    Jen Jurss – guest
    Erin Munro – additional writing
    Mike Migas – production, scoring
    Maricarmen Rubí Baeza – graphic design
    Paulina Szymanska – video, web design

    Missing Persons Advocacy Network (MPAN)
    www.mpan.com.au

    Casefile Presents
    www.casefilepresents.com

    For full list of credits please visit https://whatsmissingpodcast.com/jen-for-david-andrew

    • 50 min
    Fred for Bung

    Fred for Bung

    Hear from the very private, very patient father of a missing schoolgirl that has captivated baffled Victorians for almost a decade.

    *What’s Missing was adapted from MPAN’s book, Too Short Stories. Fred and Bung’s story was written by Lili Wilkinson. Get a copy of the book at Too Short Stories.

    Credits
    Loren O’Keeffe – host
    Fred Pattison – guest
    Erin Munro – additional writing
    Mike Migas – production, scoring
    Maricarmen Rubí Baeza – graphic design
    Paulina Szymanska – video, web design

    With a guest appearance from the Casefile's Anonymous Host

    Missing Persons Advocacy Network (MPAN)
    www.mpan.com.au

    Casefile Presents
    www.casefilepresents.com

    For full list of credits please visit https://whatsmissingpodcast.com/fred-for-bung

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Sasoon for Sevak

    Sasoon for Sevak

    Hear about the complexities unique to the missing sibling dynamic, the pain of speculation and the potential for growth, from an insightful, reflective older brother.

    *What’s Missing was adapted from MPAN’s book, Too Short Stories. Sasoon and Sevak’s story was written by J.C. Burke. Get a copy of the book at Too Short Stories.

    Credits
    Loren O’Keeffe – host
    Sasoon Simonian – guest
    Erin Munro – additional writing
    Catherine Seccombe – research
    Mike Migas – production, scoring
    Maricarmen Rubí Baeza – graphic design
    Paulina Szymanska – video, web design

    Missing Persons Advocacy Network (MPAN)
    www.mpan.com.au

    Casefile Presents
    www.casefilepresents.com

    For full list of credits please visit https://whatsmissingpodcast.com/sasoon-for-sevak

    • 2 hrs 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
284 Ratings

284 Ratings

Paddymickie ,

Paddy

Brilliant if not such a sad subject I have a friend who’s brother has been missing in USA for over 30 years
Thank you for your brilliant kind presentation

monptecoeur ,

Life work

This is heart wrenching and so much real talk.
Your doing an amazing job Lauren.
I hope to one day hear your account of your journey.

Tuffdeck ,

My heart 💕

Thank you to all those that have shared their stories 💕

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