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Search parties continue to scour bushland in search of Gage Wilson. Photo supplied

A community search is to continue today for missing 31-year-old Mullumbimby man Gage Wilson.

The most recent known sighting of Mr Wilson was around 5am Saturday 18 May on Mullumbimby’s Hakea Court.

His partner’s crashed car was later found abandoned on Koonyum Range Road in Wilsons Creek.

Police called off an official live search nearly two weeks ago but last week reportedly searched the area with a cadaver dog and were organising police divers to search water bodies.

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Isaac Collis, at Tales Lookout at the top of Koonyum Range Rd, points to where the search is concentrated for Gauge Wilson. Photo Jeff Dawson

Meanwhile, a community search continues with Mr Wilson’s father and sister organising teams, drones and more.

Interested volunteers were invited this long weekend via the Help Find Gage Wilson Facebook page to meet at Teales lookout on Sunday and Monday at 9 am each day.

Mr Wilson’s family said they would provide high visibility vests, maps, and directions but was asking everyone involved to track their search area using a smart device app called Map My Walk and to send the data to them afterwards.

Volunteers were reminded to bring a water bottle, and to wear suitable clothing, including good footwear.

Anyone wanting to help but couldn’t join the search was invited to contact the Facebook page administrators directly.

Mr Wilson’s family said donated food and drinks for searchers were welcome, as was help distributing flyers.

A GoFundMe page was also available for donations to help fund the family’s search efforts.

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