Table of contents

  • Contributing departments
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Preface
  • Summary
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2   Scope and coverage
  • 3   Child  abuse  and neglect in Australia  
    • General
    • Mandatory reporting
    • Child at risk and substantiation
    • Reporting  procedures
  • 4   Child  abuse and neglect 1990-91
    • Assessment outcomes
    • Types of abuse or neglect
    • Patterns of abuse and neglect by sex, age and type
    • Rates by age group and State/Territory
    • Abuse and neglect of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
    • Relationship of maltreater  to child
    • Source of abuse and neglect reports
  • 5   Detailed tables
  • 6   Explanation of terms