By Olivia Day for Daily Mail Australia

Friday, October 15

Cleo, her mother Ellie Smith and Jake Gliddon, her partner and little sister Isla Mae arrive on the Blowholes campsite at 6:30pm.

They had a quiet night and arrived at sunset.

Saturday, October 16

1:30am: Cleo’s last sighting with her parents in the tent she shared, with her baby sister and her parents, when Cleo asked for water.

6.23am Ellie calls 000 to report her eldest child missing. She continues to search for the camp ground.

6.30am: Two officers are dispatched to Carnarvon police station. They travel to Blowholes with sirens, lights, and as a matter-of-priority.

6.41am: Blowholes receives a second police vehicle with two officers and lights.

7.10 am: The first police vehicle arrives. The second one arrives in just minutes.

7.26 AM: Police establish a protected area for forensic analysis on the spot. This area is taped off to public and surrounds the tent where Cleo was last observed.

7.33am: A drone operator will be called to search the skies.

7.44 am: A third officer car is dispatched for the Blowholes

8:15am: Cleo’s family and friends begin to arrive to assist with the ground search.

Another team of detectives searches Cleo’s house briefly to make sure she isn’t there.

They then travel to Blowholes, where they stop cars entering and leaving the area.

8.09 AM: A helicopter from a local business arrived on the scene and began searching. Blowholes police requested that an SES team be sent to the scene.

8.24am: Volunteer marine and police searchers are called to assist in the search.

8.34am: Blowholes’ entrance is blocked off by roadblocks. Detectives collect the names, addresses and registration details of anyone who comes and goes. Police search cars.

9.25am: Nine SES personnel arrive at Blowholes to help with the search.

Investigators, bounty hunters and officers from the Australian Federal Police have spent two-and-a-half weeks searching for missing four-year-old Cleo (pictured)

Cleo, four-year-old Cleo disappeared. Australian Federal Police officers, bounty hunters and investigators spent two-and-a half weeks looking for her (pictured).

9.30am: Ellie in distress is greeted by detectives who stay with her for the rest of their day, while Cleo is hunted by other search teams.

11am: Major Crime Division Homicide Detectives are called and start travelling from Perth to assist in the search.

1pm: Perth is home to more homicide detectives, search experts, and other investigators.

3pm: Carnarvon officers and search experts arrive to offer their expertise.

Sunday, October 17

Ms Smith turns to social media for help in finding her missing child.

A Facebook post dated Sunday, January 45th, stated that it had been more than 24 hours and I have not seen the sparkle in my little girl’s eyes since then.

“Please help me to find her!”

“If you hear or see any of these things, please call 911!”

Police believe that Cleo might have been abducted.

Monday, October 18, 2008

Police release an image showing the red and gray sleeping bag that was missing from Cleo’s tent.

Cleo’s biological father, Mandurah police, is interviewed and asked for a statement.

With the assistance of SES members and volunteers, the WA Police continue their hunt for Cleo. Officers are still searching for Cleo’s shacks and vehicles.

Tuesday, October 19

Cleo’s mother Ellie Smith and Jake Gliddon are fronting the media for the first-time and describe the terrifying moment that they realized their little girl was missing.

Ms Smith claims that her four-year old would not have left the tent on her own.

Police release new images of Cleo as well as the pink and blue one piece she was wearing on the night she vanished to aid in the investigation.

Investigators are urging anyone who was in the area or at the campsite on October 15th to contact police. 

Wednesday, October 20

Police revealed that Cleo couldn’t reach the zip of her family tent because it was too high.

Officers claim they haven’t ruled it out that campers heard the sound of tyres squealing in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Daryl Gaunt, Deputy Police Commissioner, confirmed that officers are investigating the whereabouts 20 registered sex offenders from the Carnarvon region.

Thursday, October 21,

Cleo’s location will be revealed by WA Premier Mark McGowan.

McGowan stated, “All Western Australians’ thoughts and prayers are with Cleo’s family during this unimaginable difficult time.”

“We are all praying for a positive result.”

The speed at which the reward was distributed – within days after her disappearance – was remarkable.

Pictured: Police are seen examining rubbish left near the Blowholes campsite in remote WA

Pictured: Police inspect rubbish left near the Blowholes campsite, remote WA 

Monday, October 25

WA Police confirm Cleo was at camp site – CCTV footage from a camera mounted inside a beach house just 20 meters from the family tent from which she disappeared. 

Tuesday, 26 October

On Tuesday, detectives and forensic officers spent a lot of time at her Carnarvon home, 900km north from Perth. They left with two bags of evidence.

Although investigators have been to the house before, this was their first thorough inspection inside with a team of forensics experts.

Col Blanch, acting WA Police Commissioner, said that the search of their family home was a’standard practice and did not indicate that they were suspects with Cleo’s disappearance.

Wednesday, October 27

WA Police forensics officers return from Blowholes campground to collect soil samples from several campfires close to shacks in this area.

The Australian Federal Police officers were drafted by the federal government to assist in intelligence and forensic investigations.

Friday, October 29, 2009

Police return to Blowholes camp to examine the area with drones.

As the search for Cleo approaches the two-week mark of its second week, Detective Superintendent Rod Wilde returns from Blowholes to rejoin the search.

He confirmed that both national and international agencies are involved in the search for Cleo.

Sunday, October 31

Cleo’s hometown was 5km away on Sunday when detectives went door-to-door.

Monday, November 1

Detectives dig through piles of rubbish found hundreds of kilometres from the campsite where she disappeared.

The material was taken to Perth where forensic and police officers and recruits searched through hundreds of bags for any items that could have been used to find Cleo.

Officers appeal for CCTV and dash cam footage within 1000km of the area where the missing four-year-old disappeared.

Police renew their appeal to Carnarvon businesses to provide footage and to go door-to-door in an industrial area near the town.

Her elated mother, Ellie, (pictured, with Cleo, her partner and younger daughter) broke her silence the morning Cleo was found, sharing a series of love heart emojis on Instagram

Ellie, her mother and younger daughter, was pictured with Cleo. They shared a series on Instagram of love heart emoticons. 

Wednesday, November 3

Cleo Smith was found alive in the early hours on November 3 after two-and a half weeks of diligent searching.

Col Blanch, WA Police Deputy Commissioner, confirmed that Cleo was alive and well just before 7 AM AEST and had been reunited to her parents.

“One of the officers grabbed her and asked her what her name was. He said. ‘She said: “My name’s Cleo.”

Ellie Smith posted the following to social media: “Our Family is Whole Again”

Detectives are currently interrogating a Carnarvon male in custody.

On October 19, Ellie Smith (pictured) and her partner Jake Gliddon fronted the media for the first time and begged the public to report any information 'big or small'

Ellie Smith (pictured) with her partner Jake Gliddon appeared before the media on October 19. They asked the public to report any information, ‘big and small,’ for the first time.