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Bulli Tops cliff rescue

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The rescue operation at Bulli Tops tonight. Picture: Wollongong SES

A MAN has been rescued after he fell from a cliff at Bulli Tops tonight.

Wollongong SES assisted NSW Police Force Illawarra Rescue Squad at Panorama House after reports that a man was heard calling for help.

With the assistance of Wollongong SES, Polair, NSW Ambulance, RFS and Toll Rescue Helicopter the man was found about 20m below the lookout, lying stuck in a tree.

After being stabilised he was hauled out to a waiting ambulance to Wollongong Hospital.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.

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