UPDATE: Missing teenager located

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Missing 14-year-old Fern Galpyn has been found safe and well.


ACT Policing are searching Namadgi National Park for missing 14-year-old Fern Galpyn.

Fern was last seen this morning about 8.30pm in the area of Pipeline Road and Old Pipeline Road in the Namadgi National Park. She walked into the bush and has not returned home.

Fern is described as 5 foot 2 inches tall, slim build, with red shoulder length hair, freckles, and brown eyes. She is wearing black boots with roses on the side, black or grey coloured jeans and a khaki top. Fern may also have her school bag with her.

Police hold serious concerns for Fern’s welfare as she is not equipped for the low temperatures and weather conditions. Fern is not carrying a mobile phone and cannot call for assistance.

If you have seen Fern or know her whereabouts please contact police on 131 444.


Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 6264 9460, act-police-media@afp.gov.au