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Vale Gillian Rolton

Vale Gillian Rolton

18 November 2017

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Gillian Rolton OAM has passed away aged 61 after a two-year battle with endometrial cancer.

Nicole Livingstone stepsdown from AOC Executive

Nicole Livingstone stepsdown from AOC Executive

17 November 2017

Swimming Olympian Nicole Livingstone today announced she is stepping down from her position as Executive member of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), effective immediately, after announcing she will take up a position with the AFL as Head of Women’s Football.

Statement regarding AOC v Telstra judgment

Statement regarding AOC v Telstra judgment

25 October 2017

Prior to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, the AOC commenced proceedings against Telstra in relation to an extensive marketing campaign promoting the availability of live events streamed from the Rio Olympics.

AOC signs agreement with AFP for safety and security advice

AOC signs agreement with AFP for safety and security advice

17 October 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has signed an agreement with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to provide advice on the security and safety for all the Teams the AOC will send away through to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

AOC Organisational Restructure and Mr Mike Tancred

AOC Organisational Restructure and Mr Mike Tancred

14 September 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) announced today the first stage of an organisational restructure.

Statement by the AOC Executive on Mike Tancred

Statement by the AOC Executive on Mike Tancred

1 September 2017

Following the determination of the complaint made by Fiona de Jong against Mike Tancred, the AOC Executive resolved to delegate the determination of any other complaints against him to an Independent Committee.

Ian Chesterman appointed Chef de Mission for Tokyo 2020

Ian Chesterman appointed Chef de Mission for Tokyo 2020

24 August 2017

Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Vice President Ian Chesterman has been appointed Chef de Mission for the Australian Olympic Team for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

AOC commits to implementing recommendations on Independent Cultural Review

AOC commits to implementing recommendations on Independent Cultural Review

24 August 2017

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has committed to implementing all 17 recommendations of the Independent Cultural Review conducted by The Ethics Centre into the workplace culture of the AOC.

State Memorial Service for Betty Cuthbert AM MBE

State Memorial Service for Betty Cuthbert AM MBE

17 August 2017

Australian Olympic legend Betty Cuthbert will receive a State Memorial Service at 1pm on Monday 21 August at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Vale Stephen Wooldridge

Vale Stephen Wooldridge

15 August 2017

It is with great sadness that the Australian Olympic Committee learnt of the passing of Olympic cyclist Stephen Wooldridge at the age of 39

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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.

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Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.