Nicole Kidman received one of her country's highest honors today.
Nicole Kidman was given the Companion of the Order of Australia at an exclusive ceremony held today at Government House in Sydney. A representative for the Queen awarded Kidman with the medal.
Nicole was recognized because of her contributions to film and her "work promoting women and children's health, and cancer research." Kidman is also a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF.
Kidman spoke to reporters after the ceremony saying, "It's a pat on the back, which as a little girl is something you dream of."