Victorian siblings missing from Ballarat for a week as search continues

The search for two primary school aged siblings has entered its second week after the pair disappeared from their home in regional Victoria.

Hadley, 11, and Maylea, 8, were last seen on January 18 near Ballarat in Victoria’s west, with police appealing to the public for help locating the pair.

The children were last spotted in Ross Creek, a short distance southwest of Ballarat, last week.

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Missing: Siblings Hadley, 11, and Maylea, 8, have now been missing from their Ballarat home for a week. Victoria Police Credit: Supplied

A Victoria Police spokesperson said officers had concerns for their welfare due to their ages.

The siblings were possibly travelling in a black 2013 Ford Territory with the license plate 1AD7YH.

“It is believed the children may be in regional Victoria, or southern New South Wales,” the police spokesperson said.

Anyone with information on Hadley and Maylea’s whereabouts, or who has seen them, is urged to contact the Ballarat Police Station on 5336 6000.

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