VOC Vision and Mission
The Victorian Olympic Council represents the Olympic Movement throughout Victoria.
We create opportunities to share in the ideals and aspirations of the Olympic athlete through participation in Olympic experiences, education programs, volunteering and fundraising activities in support of the Australian Olympic Team.
We are committed to raising funds for the Australian Olympic Team and educating the Victorian community about the principles of Olympism.
SWIMMING: Swimming Australia President John Bertrand, on behalf of the board and the Australian swimming community, has congratulated Ian Thorpe, on his courageous interview with Sir Michael Parkinson on Network Ten last night.
HOCKEY: Australia’s men’s hockey team has been crowned world champions once again after an emphatic 6-1 win over World Cup hosts and Olympic silver medallists, the Netherlands.
HOCKEY: The Australian Women's Hockey Team have won the silver medal at the World Cup on Saturday, going down 2-0 to the host nation, the Netherlands.
HOCKEY: The Australian women's hockey team has made it into the World Cup final and will face Olympic Champions, the Netherlands.
ATHLETICS: World championships finalist Zoe Buckman took advantage of a super-fast 1500m at the Diamond League meet in Oregon to improve her personal best and consolidate her position as the third-fastest Australian over the distance.
JUDO: Two teenagers have been named in the line-up to represent Australia in judo at the Commonwealth Games following the sport's 12-year absence from the competition.
WEIGHTLIFTING: The Australian weightlifters competing at the Oceania Championships had impressive competitions, especially from the strong women's team which included Olympians Seen Lee and Deborah Acason.
TRAMPOLINE: Blake Gaudry from South Australia has landed his ninth national senior trampoline title and Danielle Prince is preparing to defend her rhythmic title, at the 2014 Australian Championships
ATHLETICS: Australia set a brace of national endurance relay records and claimed two battling fourth place finishes on the final day of the IAAF World Relays. These fantastic efforts followed a bronze medal on Day 1
GYMNASTICS: Having recovered from major shoulder surgery, dual Olympian and Australia's only female gymnastics world champion Lauren Mitchell will spearhead artistic squad at the Commonwealth Games.