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
    • Assessment  outcomes
    • Mandatory reporting
    • Child at risk and substantiation
    • Reporting procedures
  • 4   Child abuse and  neglect 1991-92
    • 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
  • Related AIHW publications