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 at Blowholes campsite at 6:30pm.

They arrived at sunset after a quiet night.

Saturday, October 16

1:30am: Cleo, four years old, asks for water after her parents last sighting.

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.

6.41 AM: Blowholes is received a second police car, with two additional officers and lights.

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

7.26am: 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 police vehicle is dispatched to Blowholes

8:15am: Cleo’s relatives and friends start to arrive to help with 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 nearby company arrived on the scene to search. Blowholes police requested an SES team to attend the search.

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

8.34 am: Police set up roadblocks at Blowholes to collect names, addresses, and registration details of all those who are coming and going. 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, a missing four-year old girl, was the target of bounty hunters, investigators, and officers of the Australian Federal Police.

9.30am: Ellie is distressed and detectives are there to help her.

11am: Major Crime Division homicide detectives are called to assist with the search. They travel from Perth to assist.

1pm: More Perth homicide detectives and search specialists are flown in.

3pm: Carnarvon officers, search experts arrive to lend their expertise.

Sunday, October 17

Ms Smith uses social media to appeal for help in finding her missing daughter.

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 us find her!

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

Police suspect that Cleo was abducted.

Monday, October 18, 2008

Police release an image of the missing red and grey sleeping bag from Cleo’s tent.

Cleo’s biological dad is interviewed by police at Mandurah. He is asked to give a statement which he freely gives.

The WA Police, assisted by SES members, volunteers, and aircraft, continue the hunt for Cleo. Officers search nearby shacks, vehicles, and other locations.

Tuesday, October 19, 2009

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 said that her four year old daughter would not have been able to leave the tent by herself.

Police release new photos of Cleo, and the pink-and-blue one-piece she wore the night she disappeared to assist with the investigation.

Investigators ask anyone who was present at the campsite or nearby on October 15th, to get in touch with police. 

Wednesday, October 20

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

Officers state that they have not ruled out reports from campers who heard screeching tires in the early hours Saturday morning.

Daryl Gaunt (Deputy Police Commissioner) confirmed that officers are looking into the whereabouts and activities of 20 registered sex offenders within the Carnarvon vicinity.

Thursday, October 21,

Cleo’s location was announced by WA Premier Mark McGowan. The WA Government offers a $1million reward.

McGowan stated that all Western Australians are in Cleo’s thoughts during this difficult time.

“We all pray for a positive outcome.”

The speed with which the reward was issued – within days of her disappearance — was unheard of.

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

Pictured: Police examine rubbish left near the Blowholes campsite. 

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 tent she vanished from shows. 

Tuesday, October 26

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 had been to this home before, it was the first time that they conducted a thorough search inside with a forensics team.

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 reaches the two-week mark, Detective Superintendent Rod Wilde returns back to Blowholes to join the hunt.

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

Sunday, 31 October

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

Monday, November 1,

Detectives search through rubbish heaps at roadside bins hundreds of kilometres away of the campsite where she vanished.

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 for more businesses in Carnarvon, to provide footage, and go door-to door in an area of industrial land on the outskirts.

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, is pictured with Cleo, her younger daughter and partner. Ellie broke her silence when Cleo was discovered, sharing a series love heart emojis via Instagram 

Wednesday, November 3

After two-and-a half weeks of searching, Cleo Smith was found alive and well in the early hours November 3.

Col Blanch, WA Police deputy commissioner, confirmed just before 7am AEST Cleo is alive. She had been reunited her relieved 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 on social media: “Our family is whole again.”

Detectives arrest a Carnarvon male and question him.

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.

Thursday, November 4,

Terry Darrell Kelly, 36 was charged with multiple offenses, including forcibly taking a minor child under 16. Kelly appeared in Carnarvon Magistrate’s Court naked and wearing a black T shirt.