For some reason Premier Mark McGowan was asked about two naked sunbathers where had to rescued from a forest in NSW after being startled by a deer.
No, we can’t work out why either.
The pair called for assistance after becoming lost in bushland during a visit to a remote beach.
The State Emergency Service, NSW Ambulance and Polair responded to the area, locating a 30-year-old man naked and carrying a backpack on the walking track.
After a further search, a 49-year-old man who was partially clothed, was also located.
They told police they were on a nearby beach when they ran into bushland after being startled by a deer.
During a COVID update in Perth, the WA Premier Mark McGowan was inexplicably questioned about the story.
“Ummm, I hope the deer’s OK,” he replied.
There was an attempt to steer the talk back to other matters and National Cabinet, but McGowan wasn’t done.
“We don’t have deers running wild anyway. I don’t understand this, how deers are running wild with naked blokes,” he added.
WA Premier Mark McGowan comments on the nude sunbathers and deer incident: “I hope the deer’s ok.” he said. “It seems to be a particularly NSW sort of condition whereby blokes are sunbaking nude with a deer.. It wouldn’t happen here in WA”.
— Chris Reason (@ChrisReason7) June 28, 2021
The two men were among 44 people issued with $1000 fines for breaching a public health order prohibiting those from Greater Sydney travelling outside the region.