Alleged people-smugglers have been arrested in Vietnam and Sri Lanka with the help of Australian intelligence.
Information provided to Vietnamese national police led to the arrest of a Vietnamese national in Southern Vietnam over a number of people-smuggling ventures, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison says.
Sri Lankan authorities have also arrested three people in Sri Lanka for alleged involvement in people-smuggling.
No further details were available.
The latest update on Operation Sovereign Borders released on Friday said there had been no asylum boat arrivals in the past week.
There was a total of 1297 people being processed on Manus Island, 942 people in Nauru and 1987 people in the Christmas Island facilities. (Source: Herald Sun)