Dr Michelle Scollo is the senior policy adviser on tobacco at Cancer Council Victoria. Michelle's research has focussed on the economics of tobacco control. Until 2003, she was co-director of the VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control; a legal, economic and social research centre. Her areas of interest include smoking and social disadvantage, price-related marketing and tax policy. Since undertaking her Ph D, she has worked in Cancer Council's Behavioural Science Division, mainly in the monitoring of pricing and consumption of tobacco products. Michelle is Editor of Australia's comprehensive on-line resource, Tobacco in Australia: facts and issues.