SES Volunteer's Association of Western Australia Incorporated

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07/07/2011 – Goldfields Search

A search is continuing for a South Australian tourist who has gone missing while prospecting in WA’s northern Goldfields.  The  38-year-old Adelaide man has gone missing in the WA Outback, nearly Laverton, almost 1000km north east of Perth.  A massive rescue operation is now underway to find him.  It’s believed the man was prospecting with family when he went missing about 60km south west of Laverton yesterday. He has not been seen since about 11am yesterday.  Local police, SES volunteers and air wing police are searching for the man.  At this time its not known how many SES Volunteers and assets are committed to this operation.