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 1992-93
    • Assessment outcomes
    • Change over time
    • Type of abuse and  neglect substantiated
    • Children
    • Patterns of abuse  and neglect by sex, age and type
    • Rates by age group and State and Territory
    • Abuse and  neglect  of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
    • Relationship of maltreater to child
    • Source  of abuse  and neglect  reports
    • Substantiated cases of child abuse  and neglect-action causing harm/type of injury or harm sustained
    • Child  homicide, 1989 to 1992
  • 5 References
  • 6  Detailed tables
    • Assessment outcomes
    • Abuse and  neglect  of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
    • Relationship of maltreater to child
    • Source  of abuse  and  neglect  reports
    • Children
    • Change over time
    • Injury  or harm sustained
  • 7  Explanation of terms
  • 8  Related legislation
  • 9  Related AIHW publications