VOC Vision and Mission

VISION STATEMENT

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.

MISSION STATEMENT

We are committed to raising funds for the Australian Olympic Team and educating the Victorian community about the principles of Olympism.

 


NEWS

Some of the highlights of 2013.

OLYMPIC: In years squashed between a Summer and Winter Olympics, you get a wonderful blend of inspiration. From the slopes of Austria to the Australian shores, you don't have to look far to see Australian athletes striving for excellence. Relive the #ASPIREtoSochi #ASPIREtoNanjing #RoadtoRio magic of 2013!

Darren Bundock and Olivia Price racing at Sail Melbourne in December, 2013.

SAILING: Day-by-day results from the medal races at the 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup in Melbourne.

K4 fastest over 500m

20 November 2013
Montage image of Australia's gold medal winning K4 from the London Olympics and the men's coxless four who won rowing silver.

KAYAKING/ ROWING: It was all about bragging rights, and in the end the winners took up the opportunity to do just that.

Australian Team members supporting the women's basketball team during the Beijing Olympic Games.

The AOC has made public the new restrictions on the consumption of alcohol for members of future Australian Olympic Teams including athletes and officials.

Gerry Ryan is presented with the Australian Olympic Committee Order of Merit by AOC President John Coates at the 2013 Annual General Meeting on the 6th of May in Sydney.

AOC President John Coates has congratulated Gerry Ryan on his appointment as Cycling Australia President.

An aerial picture of the site of the athletes village in Barra as preparations continue ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games on June 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio 2016: Australian Team Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller has been busy since she was appointed under two months ago. She sets the scene with November 9 marking 1,000 days to go.

Vale: Albie Thomas

28 October 2013
One of Australia's greatest distance runners Albie Thomas broke world records, competed at three Olympic Games, was a dual Commonwealth Games medallist and after his career he coached and worked tireless for his athletics club.

ATHLETICS: After a year long illness Albie Thomas died on the morning of Sunday October 27, 2013 and the athletics’ world lost one of its greats.

Deputy Chief Commisioner, Kitty Chiller talks at the Australian Olympic Committee Garden Party on August 1, 2012 in London, England.

The Australian section of the Olympic Village in Rio will be an alcohol free zone.

AOC President John Coates poses for a photo in front of the Sydney Opera House on October 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Coates last night was named Chairman of the 2020 Tokyo IOC Coordination Commission.

RIO 2016: The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) needs to be “inside the tent” if the Australian Olympic Team is to achieve a top five finish on the medal tally at the 2016 Rio Games according to the President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) John Coates.