Application for Leave to Appear – An application to appear in front of a Public Hearing.
Commissioner – A person, appointed by the Governor General, who oversees the Royal Commission and its work.
Evidence – Information given in a public or private hearing.
Exhibits – Evidence that is tendered during a Public Hearing.
Institution – Any organisation that was involved with children, including schools, sporting clubs, children’s services, orphanages, foster care, residential care, religious organisations and government organisations.
Issues Paper – A paper written by the Royal Commission that outlines or analyses an issue.
knowmore – An organisation that provides free, independent legal advice to people dealing with the Royal Commission.