Mr Fuller stated his investigation would come with occurrences effectively earlier than the Ruby Princess crusing on its final voyage and the ship’s proprietor, Carnival, had been “working effectively with the investigation”.
Requested concerning the probability that legal accountability of NSW Well being staff could be discovered within the investigation, after the particular inquiry stated it was unlikely such recourse existed, Mr Fuller stated it had not been dominated out though the bar was set excessive because of the severity of the implications.
“Need to be proof past somebody making a mistake, however it’s vital we do not simply take a look at the suggestions of the particular inquiry [and] we take a look at the proof,” he stated.
“We have let [the special inquiry] run its race, and now we are going to transfer in and take a look at [that evidence] and see if it would help the legal investigation.”
Twenty-eight passengers aboard the ship died from coronavirus, together with 9 in NSW.
Mr Fuller stated a class action launched by the ship’s passengers wouldn’t affect the investigation.