Woman in her 30s and girl, 3, are found dead at the bottom of a 474 meter high cliff at a popular tourist lookout tower near Sydney
- The bodies of a woman and a child have been found on the cliff base south of Sydney
- Emergency services were called Robertson & # 39; s Lookout on Tuesday at 1.50 p.m.
- NSW police said they were called to scan after reports of welfare issues
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The bodies of a three-year-old girl and a woman in her thirties were found at the foot of the popular vantage point south of Sydney.
Emergency services were called on Tuesday at approximately 1.50 p.m. on Robertson's Lookout, on Mount Keira near Wollongong.
An NSW police spokesperson said they received reports of a & # 39; concern for welfare & # 39; received.
The bodies of a woman and a child were found at the bottom of a cliff after reports that several people had fallen from a popular lookout point south of Sydney
Distressed family members were seen as comforted by emergency services
The bodies were found below the vantage point and the emergency services have begun the process of retrieving them.
Wollongong Police District commander superintendent Chris Craner told the media that the recovery mission would be dangerous, the Daily Telegraph reported.
& # 39; It's steep, it's hectic, we have police coming in from the low side, police pulling down from the high side and considering the helicopter, & # 39; he said.
& # 39; It is a treacherous, dangerous area that we must reach to get these people respectful. & # 39;
Supt Craner extended his thoughts to the family and the emergency services that worked on the spot.
& # 39; It will be absolutely devastating for the community that does not know these people and hears this and what it is about, & # 39; he said.
A visibly oppressed man and woman were seen to comfort each other on stage, according to witnesses.
Emergency services were called on Tuesday at approximately 1.50 p.m. on Robertson's Lookout on Mount Keira near Wollongong
There is a large presence of emergency vehicles and a toll helicopter is used.
Harry Graham Drive, which provides access to the lookout, is closed.
A crime scene has been established while officers from the Wollongong police district begin their investigations.
The viewpoint is about a 1.5-hour drive from Sydney and offers tourists and locals views of Mount Keira.
Roberton & # 39; s Lookout hiking trail is 7.4 kilometers in distance and the altitude varies from 222 to 476 meters.
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There is a large number of emergency vehicles on site and a toll helicopter has been used