- 1 April 1967
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Attorney General, Lawyer, Minister, Parliamentarian and Union organiser
A member of the Australian Labor Party, Nicola Roxon was elected to the House of Representatives for Gellibrand, Victoria, in 1998, and was re-elected in 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2010. She became Shadow Minister for Health in 2006 and on the election of the Labor Government in November 2007, she became the Minister for Health and Ageing.
She continued to hold that portfolio in the Gillard Labor Government until she was appointed Attorney-General on december 14, 2011; the first woman to hold the position in the Australian parliament.
She resigned from the portfolio in February 2013 and retired from parliament on 5 August 2013.