The role of the Athletes’ Commission is to advise the AOC Executive on all matters relating to the Olympic Movement from an athlete’s perspective.
The AOC Athletes' Commission is elected by the members of the Australian Olympic Team during the summer Games. A further two Olympians from sports on the winter program are elected by members of the Australian Olympic Winter Team during the Olympic Winter Games.
The Athletes' Commission made up of athletes elected following the London 2012 Olympic Games and Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games:
CHAIR: Kim Crow (Rowing)
DEPUTY: Ramone Cooper (Freestyle Skiing)
Alana Boyd (Athletics)
Cate Campbell (Swimming)
Steve Hooker (Athletics)
Lydia Lassila (Freestyle Skiing
Anna Meares (Cycling)
Lauren Mitchell (Gymnastics)
James Tomkins (Rowing)
Ken Wallace (Canoe/Kayak)
Loudy Wiggins (Diving)
The Commission members are elected for a term of four years.
The AOC Athletes' Commission supports the A.S.P.I.R.E values adopted as the Australian Olympic Team value statement, and enshrined in the Team Agreement, signed by all athletes participating at an Olympic Games.To read about the A.S.P.I.R.E. values, click here>>>
Ken Wallace, Steven Hooker, Kim Crow, Paul Murray, James Tomkins, Loudy Tourky, Jenny Owens, Lauren Mitchell at the first Athletes' Commission meeting in October 2012. Anna Meares was unable to attend.