South Australian Premier Peter Bidy said he had travelled “to the bottom of the ocean” to help rescue a woman from a cruise ship while in Tasmania’s northern beaches.
Mr Bidy was speaking to the ABC’s Insiders podcast on Thursday.
“I’ve seen the boat,” he said.
“So I went and pulled him out. “
“He’s now safe.” “
The Premier said he was “on the phone” with the woman and she was being “taken care of”. “
He’s now safe.”
The Premier said he was “on the phone” with the woman and she was being “taken care of”.
“She’s now being taken care of and we’re going to be sending her on to the coast,” he added.
“And I’m going to go back to Tasmania and see if I can find the boat again.”
‘My wife was on the ship’ Mr Bids said he would be back to the coastal town of Mount Gambier “within days”.
“It’s a big story,” he told Insiders.
“My wife is on the boat and I think that I’ve seen her, so we’re talking about that right now.”
Mr Bid said he did not want to “take on another job” and said he and his wife were “going to spend a bit of time together”.’
It’s the last straw’ Mr Beatties wife is currently in a critical condition at Mount Gambiers hospital.
“It’s been really rough and I just don’t want to do anything else,” he admitted.
Mr Beatts wife was rescued from a yacht in the waters off Tasmania’s north coast on Tuesday night. “
But I’m not sure if I’ll be able to work.”
Mr Beatts wife was rescued from a yacht in the waters off Tasmania’s north coast on Tuesday night.
She was taken to hospital after being “in distress” after being pulled off the vessel.