5 Sep 2013

Australia sends more asylum seeker families to Nauru

3:09 pm on 5 September 2013

Australia has sent more families to Nauru under its new policy dealing with would be refugees.

There are nearly 600 people in the camps on Nauru, including about 50 children.

The latest group were all Iranians.

Meanwhile the almost daily flights of asylum seekers to the detention camp on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea continue, with Australia sending 43 early today - taking the number there to 680.