Part for Gympie Tony Perrett finds missing man Robert Weber on his property by the side of a dam

Part for Gympie Tony Perrett finds missing man Robert Weber on his property by the side of a dam


Following quite a while of looking through their southern Queensland steers property for missing man Robert Weber, nearby MP Tony Perrett and his better half Michelle found the 58-year-old sitting under a tree.

Mr Weber had been lost since his vehicle got impeded on ranch street off Mudlo Road on January 6, soon after he left the Kilkivan Hotel.

A broad air and ground search of the territory encompassing Mr Weber’s vehicle had neglected to discover him and the hunt was canceled last Wednesday, yet Mr Perrett said he chose to continue searching for the missing man.

Mr Perrett said they discovered Mr Weber at 9:00am, around 3 kilometers from where workers assembling cows discovered his vehicle seven days prior.

“He was sitting under a tree close to a dam waving at us,” Mr Perrett said.

“We’d been past this dam on various events throughout the most recent week and when we saw him there it was simply very remarkable.

“He absolutely saw the helicopter that was there a week ago so he knew there were individuals out there looking for him.

“Simply today it was favorable luck that he was there and we had the option to find him.

“He said he was attempting to get to Caboolture and he got disorientated … he got lost and didn’t have the foggiest idea where he was.”

Mr Weber told his rescuers he had been eating wild mushrooms and drinking water from a close by dam.

“There were mushrooms in the water courses, the rivulets, and he had the option to have the option to pick them and eat them,” Mr Perrett said.

The Member for Gympie called a rescue vehicle and the Kilkivan police to report Mr Weber was OK.

Specialists were then ready to give the uplifting news to Mr Weber’s family.

“So we moved him various kilometers back to where the house on the property was and just trusted that the emergency vehicle and police will show up,” Mr Perrett said.

Police said Mr Weber was taken to clinic experiencing openness to the components, however he was generally protected and well.

Mr Perrett said he had been resolved to continue to check water focuses.

“We were really, extremely fortunate today that we found him,” he said.

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