Michael Lorenz-Schrader was planning to travel to the Northern Territory. Picture Australian Federal Police

D.O.B: 1963
Height: 185 cm
Complexion: Tanned
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Build: Solid
Tattoo(s)/Marks: Scar at back of left shoulder blade from traffic accident.
Last Heard: 21 August 1996 in Gordonvale, North Queensland

Michael Lorenz-Schrader was known as “Adrian” to close family and friends and was believed to be planning to travel to the Northern Territory via western Queensland.

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Michael Adrian Lorenz-Schrader (55) was reported missing on September 20, 1996, having last been seen by family on August 21 1996.

Michael had lived in Cairns for some months before being reported missing. Family believe Michael was travelling to the Northern Territory via Western Queensland. While police believe Michael may have spent some time in the Northern Territory after his last sighting, he has never been located.

Michael had been driving a brown coloured Ford Falcon station wagon (374AEY) which has also never been located.

Michael is described as 185cm tall, with a solid build, tanned complexion, brown eyes, black hair and wears glasses. Michael suffers from a medical condition.

Anyone who has seen Michael or has information regarding his disappearance is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Policelink on 131444.

Many of the hundreds of missing persons reported missing in Queensland each year are found because of information provided to us from the community.

The QPS acknowledges and appreciates your support in helping us spread the word and bringing those reported missing back to their families.