Alleged abuse of Nauru asylum seekers

Alleged abuse of Nauru asylum seekers

Shocking details have just revealed how asylum seekers are being abused in an Australian detention centre on Nauru.

More than 2000 incident reports have been leaked describing violence of sexual assault and self-harm - mostly involving children.

As well as this, thousands of Australians were prevented from taking part in the census on Tuesday night after the site was pulled down due to numerous attempted 'denial of service' attacks, which overload a website by simulating lots of users trying to access the site at the same time.

Australia correspondent Jason Morrison joined Paul Henry this morning.