A land and sea search is underway after clothing belonging to a man was found on a Mackay beach this morning.
A member of the public contacted police shortly after 8am after property and clothing belonging to 45-year-old Bradley Prater was located on Illawong Beach at South Mackay.
A Police Forward Command Post has been established at Illawong Beach with the water police and Volunteer Marine Rescue searching.
Police and SES personnel are also searching nearby land and bush.
Mr Prater is described as Caucasian, approximately 180cms tall with a solid build, balding with a greyish beard and brown eyes.
Anyone who sees Mr Prater or has any which could assist is asked to contact police (details below).
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.
You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.