4 December 2023

Fears for Quandialla man missing since 20 November

| Edwina Mason
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Malcolm McAlister, 57, has been missing from his property near Quandialla since 20 November. Photos: NSW Police.

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from the small village of Quandialla in the state’s south-west.

Long-time local Malcolm McAlister, 57, was last seen at a property on McAlisters Lane, Quandialla – about 65 kilometres west of Young – on Monday, 20 November, 2023.

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When he could not be found or contacted, officers attached to the Hume Police District were notified and began inquiries into his whereabouts.

Police and family hold serious concerns for his welfare as his disappearance is out of character.

Mr McAlister is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 165 centimetres tall, with a slim build and a grey stubble beard.

He was last seen wearing a red chequered flannelette shirt, jeans, thick glasses, boots and a cream Akubra hat.


He may be driving a white Holden Colorado steel-back ute with a snorkel and UHF aerial on the front, and a second white aerial.

He may also be travelling with two kelpie dogs, one cream and the other tan and black.

Anyone with information on Mr McAlister’s whereabouts is urged to call police, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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