FAMILY SEARCH REQUESTS WANTED: Australian TV Documentary looking to reunite family members.

Update 01/01/2016: Please note we are no longer accepting new applications.  Long Lost Family (Australia) Series 1 aired in 2016 on Channel 10.  Series 2 has yet to be announced.  

An Australian TV documentary series that aims to help find long lost relatives, is looking for participants.

If you are desperate to trace a lost family member and have been searching with no success,we would like to hear from you – perhaps we can help (at no cost to you).

We understand that this is a very emotional quest and we will always be very sensitive to seekers who respond to us.

The programme will follow the stories of people who have, for one reason or another, experienced long term separation from members of their family and are seeking to be reunited with them.

The aim of the programme is to help people who are struggling to find enough information to move closer to a reunion.  The programme hopes to track down lost relatives and follow the stories from the search through to the reunion.

GUIDANCE FOR APPLICANTS:

Your application is confidential.  Your personal information will be retained by us and by submitting a completed form you agree that we may share your information with relevant parties in connection with the production and broadcast of the programme.  We will only use your personal information for purposes connected with the programme and your personal information will not be passed onto any other third party other than relevant parties in connection with the programme.

  • You must be aged 21 years or older at the time of your application to take part in this programme and resident in Australia.
  • Submission of a completed form does not mean your story will be filmed for the programme or that we will be able to trace your relative.
  • Please ensure you have completed all of the required fields below.  The more you tell us, the more we may be able to help you.
  • Before completing your form, please consider whether you will be able to commit to the filming process.
  • This request relates to the assistance of the location of family members only.  If you are searching for someone who is not a family member, please do not complete this form.

Update 01/01/2016: Please note we are no longer accepting new applications.  Long Lost Family (Australia) Series 1 aired in 2016 on Channel 10.  Series 2 has yet to be announced.  

Application form

  • 1. Applicant's (Your) Details
  • 2. Details of the person you are trying to find (additional names can be added later)
  • For example: Details of other family members, Last known addresses, phone numbers, employment etc