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.
Eight members of the AOC Athletes' Commission are 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 Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and London 2012 Olympic Games are:
CHAIR: Kim Crow (Rowing)
DEPUTY CHAIR: Paul Murray (Cross Country Skiing)
Steve Hooker (Athletics)
Anna Meares (Cycling)
Lauren Mitchell (Gymnastics)
Stuart O’Grady (Cycling)
Jenny Owens (Freestyle Skiing)
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>>>