A police operation is underway after the bodies of a woman and a child were found below a Mt Keira lookout.
Emergency service crews rushed to Robertson Lookout just after 1.50pm on Tuesday after reports of a concern for welfare.
A woman and child were located deceased below the lookout.
A crime scene has been established as officers from Wollongong Police District conduct inquiries.
Witnesses reported seeing a man and a woman at the scene embracing, visibly distressed.
Another man was also at the scene.
Forensic police have arrived and Pol Air is overhead.
There is a large police and ambulance presence along Harry Graham Drive.
Emergency services have been sighted taking abseiling gear from Harry Graham Drive into the bush.
Wollongong Police District Officers are handling the investigation.
Police are yet to comment about the nature of the deaths.
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