Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 National indicators of child health
      • 1.2 Indicators for Indigenous children
      • 1.3 Structure of this paper
      • 1.4 Data sources
    • 2 How many Indigenous children are there?
    • 3 Injuries
      • 3.1 Injury hospitalisation
      • 3.2 Deaths from injury
      • 3.3 Factors contributing to injury rates
    • 4 Child abuse and neglect
      • 4.1 Children in child protection systems
      • 4.2 Factors contributing to Indigenous over-representation
    • 5 Children as victims of violence
      • 5.1 Physical assault
      • 5.2 Sexual assault
      • 5.3 Hospitalisations for assault
    • 6 Homelessness
      • 6.1 Homelessness among Indigenous children
      • 6.2 Use of homelessness services
    • 7 Children and crime
      • 7.1 Young people under supervision
      • 7.2 Inquiry into Indigenous young people in the criminal justice system
    • 8 Conclusion
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Data sources
    • Appendix B: Additional tables
    • References