Personal Details

  • Last seen: Sunday, 05 January 1992
  • Year of birth: 1954
  • Height: 155 cm
  • Build: Slim
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Hair: Collar Length Straight Blonde Hair
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Feature: Was wearing green track pants, white running shoes and jumper (colour u/k)


Barry PETERSEN  was last seen at his home address in Hobart on 5 January 1992. He had been suffering depression.

Thursday, 4 August 2011 - 11:38 am.

Police are currently reviewing the investigation into missing person Barry John Petersen.

Mr Petersen was last seen approximately 11.00pm on 5 January 1992, leaving an address in Short Street, Glebe.  Aged 37 at the time of his disappearance, Mr Petersen was described as being about 178 cm tall, of medium build, with wavy brown hair and hazel eyes, wearing green track pants, white running shoes and a jumper.

Mr Petersen has made no contact with family since his disappearance.

“There do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Mr Petersen.  This is a standard review being conducted in accordance with Tasmania Police investigative procedures, in relation to historical missing person cases,” said Constable Elise Clark, of Hobart Police Station.

Anyone with information in relation to the disappearance or location of Mr Petersen is encouraged to contact Constable Elise CLARK, on (03)62302111, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.