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Awards

Nicola Roxon has received a number of national and international awards.

 

  • Doctor of Laws (honoris causa), The University of Sydney: 2019

  • Bob Elphik Medal (The Australian Council on Smoking and Health): 2017
     

  • Australian Financial Review's 2015 100 Women of Influence (Global category)

 

  • Victoria's Honour Roll of Women: 2014

 

  • The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand President’s Award : 2013 (In recognition of work advocating for stronger tobacco control and improving respiratory health in Australia)

 

  • Sidney Sax Public Health Medal 2012 (Public Health Association, Australia)

 

  • Champion Award, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, USA: 2012

 

  • Distinguished Visitor, O’Neill Institute, Georgetown University: 2012

 

  • Nigel Gray Award, Career Achievement in Tobacco Control: 2011

 

  • World Health Organisation Award, Director-General’s Special Recognition of Contribution to Global Tobacco Control: 2011

 

  • Australian Medical Association Award: 2011 (for the Government’s national leadership and action in tobacco control)

 

  • World Health Organisation, Regional Director’s Special Recognition Award: 2010

 

 

 

“We decided to honour Nicola Roxon because she has shown truly extraordinary courage and amazing strategic ability."

Matthew Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Washington DC

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