Police from the Richmond Local Area Command have appealed to the public for information about a man missing from Lennox Head since April of this year.

Jason McNamara is 36 years old and originally from Sydney.

Police have been told that he moved to Lennox Head in January to commence studies at university.

Mr McNamara is believed to have left all his possessions in his accommodation at Lennox Head.

There has been no contact with family or friends that investigators are aware of since Thursday, 17 April.

Mr McNamara’s disappearance is believed to be out of character and police are concerned for his welfare.

He is described as being of white/European appearance, 180cm tall, thin build with light brown hair and blue eyes.

Previously Mr McNamara has been known to frequent the Lismore, Ballina and Lennox Head areas.

Anyone with information about Mr McNamara is urged to contact Ballina Police on (02) 6686 8199 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.