Search for missing boy near Mt Disappointment


8:00 pm Mon 8 June. Call out for BSAR members for a search near Mt Disappointment.

Tue 9 June

BSAR members searched all day and camped out overnight at search base near Mt Disappointment. The bush was think with regrowth after bushfires.

There were over 450 searchers from several different emergency services and numerous community volunteer searchers.

Wed 10 June

Additional BSAR members joined the search on day 2, searching areas to the south of Mount Disappointment in thick bush.

A BSAR search team found the missing boy’s shoes. Additional search teams were redeployed to this location.

The missing boy was located alive and well in the bush by a community volunteer searcher.  A Police SAR team assisted with transporting him back to search base.

BSAR contributed a total of 70 searcher days to this large scale search.

Last Updated on January 24, 2023