A seven-year-old boy is in a serious but stable condition after falling 20 metres at a popular swimming hole in the Macquarie Pass National Park on Sunday.
It's believed the child was with family when he fell down an embankment at the Jump Rock pools - about 10 kilometres west of Albion Park - just after 3pm.
A NSW Ambulance spokesman said the boy suffered head and arm injuries, and was believed to be in and out of consciousness.
Rescue crews winched the victim safety around 5:20pm, as it's a 25 minute walk by paramedics to his location.
An ambulance helicopter was also tasked to the incident, which is at the base of Macquarie Pass.
NSW Ambulance paramedics were working to stabilise the child at the scene before being airlifted to hospital.
Inquiries into the incident are now underway by officers from the Lake Illawarra Police District.
Officers from Lake Illawarra and Southern Region Police Rescue are working with NSW Ambulance paramedics, Fire and Rescue NSW, and SES and RFS volunteers at the scene.
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