Police are appealing for help to locate an elderly man who went missing from a home in East Corrimal last week.
William Cunningham, a visitor from Queensland who is suffering from ill health, was last seen on July 6 at 11pm.
The 76-year-old has no means of transport and left behind his medication and bags of clothing.
Police and friends hold serious concerns for his welfare.
Mr Cunningham is of Caucasian appearance, about 160cm tall, thin build, short grey hair, moustache and has blue eyes. He walks with a limp and has little movement in his left arm.
He was last seen wearing dark track suit pants, a winter coat and possibly an Akubra hat.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts, is urged to contact Wollongong Police on 42 267899 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.