8 Apr 2020

What to do with the Ruby Princess, and George Pell walks free

From Nine To Noon, 10:07 am on 8 April 2020

Australia correspondent Annika Smethurst joins Kathryn to talk about the stricken cruise ship that's now the subject of a police investigation for allowing 3000 passengers to roam around Sydney while Covid-19 was onboard. 1040 crew - many sick - now remain. Australia has 5844 cases of Covid-19, many linked to the Ruby Princess. She'll also talk about the controversial decision by Australia's highest court to free Cardinal George Pell and reverse his conviction for molesting choirboys.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 19: The Ruby Princess cruise ship is seen docked at at the Overseas Passenger Terminal, days after Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that international cruise ships would no longer be allowed to dock at Australian ports.

Photo: 2020 Anadolu Agency/ AFP