Jonathan Ansell's family in Scotland reported him missing after not hearing from him for two weeks.
The 26-year-old, who had been in Australia for two years, had told his mother that he was in Melbourne but did not have a place to stay or any money and had lost his passport.
Jonathan's mum travelled to Australia earlier this week to help search for him and his cousin today confirmed that he had been found safe and well.
Kirsten Dawn Ferguson tweeted: "Jonathan has been found!!! Thanks so so much to everyone who helped in the search, we're so grateful! @Find_Jonathan you have been a star!"
His sister Kate tweeted: "Just had the best news ever, my Mum has found Jonathan! He is tucking in to a burger as we speak."