'She has loved me so much,' Nicole said during her acceptance speech.
'My mum has said a lot of things to me - pull your head in and get yourself up off the ground, Nicole, and get on with it... which is a great piece of advice,' she added.
While Nicole graced the red carpet in a vibrant floral number at the awards’ night, she opted for a low-key look for her flight out of Australia.
Nicole paired her dark with a black leather jacket and black skinny trousers.
She carried a simple black bag and her trademark strawberry blonde hair was tied neatly in a low ponytail.
Nicole seemed in good spirits as she made her way through the airport – waving hello to the waiting media.