Authorities are concerned for a Belgian tourist who went missing 11 days ago after her car was found abandoned by the side of a trail.
Celine Cremer had been travelling through Australia and was last seen in the remote northwestern town of Waratah in Tasmania, but hasn't been heard from since.
Now Tasmanian police have recovered her Honda CRV, which they found unattended in the car park of Philosopher Falls Trail on Tuesday (June 27).
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Officers have already deployed ground search crews and a police drone, and announced they will continue the search today (Wednesday, June 28) with a helicopter ready to be used "if weather conditions allow".
"To assist in the ongoing search, the Philosopher Falls walking track has been temporarily closed to the public while police conduct both land and air searches in the area," Tasmania Police added on Facebook.
"Anyone who has been in the Philosopher Falls car park since 17 June is asked to contact police on 131 444 to advise if they saw Celine’s car in the area when they were there."
Ms Cremer was last seen on June 17 after several months travelling around Australia.
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Her sister, Amélie, also took to Facebook to share an update on her sister's disappearance.
"We no longer have sign of life of my sister Cé Crmr Wber as of June 16," she wrote.
"She was on a road trip to Tasmania before joining [sic] Melbourne via Ferry on June 21."
In another post, Amélie suggested Ms Cremer's phone had been connected to the Internet up until June 20
Before that, she had been posting updates of her travels to social media, revealing how much she was enjoying her time down under.
"A little devil in Tasmania," she posted on Facebook on February 22 along with a photo looking down on Hobart in Tasmania.
Replying to a friend in the comments she added: "Australia is indeed so beautiful! And so big."
"So little travelled in just a few months. I do, however, have a love for this magnificent island, precisely in the shape of a heart, in the south of the country…I currently live and work on the east coast, in a remote area bordered by a superb national park with various beaches, including one with white sand."
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