Word list

This list explains what the bold words mean.

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Advocates are people who can help you speak up for yourself.

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Counselling support

Counselling support is when you:

  • talk to someone about how you think and feel
  • talk about ways to help you feel better.

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Providers support people by delivering a service.

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Royal commission

A royal commission is how the government looks into a big problem.

It helps us find out:

  • what went wrong
  • what we need to improve.