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 1993-94
    • Change over time
    • Assessment outcomes
    • 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
  • 5 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
  • 6 Explanation of terms
  • 7 Related legislation
  • 8 Related AIHW publications