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.


RIO 2016 AUSTRLALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM RECEIVES $575,000 FUNDING FROM VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT


NEWS

Crow rows into history books

1 September 2013
Kim Crow of Australia poses with her gold medal after the Women's Single Sculls final during day eight of the 2013 World Rowing Championships on September 1, 2013 in Chungju, South Korea.

ROWING: Fifteen months after scoffing at the thought of racing a single scull, rowing pin-up girl Kim Crow has created history by capturing a world title in the boat.

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

AOC: Sydney Olympian, Kitty Chiller, has been appointed Chef de Mission of the Australian Olympic Team for the Rio Games in 2016.... the first woman to be awarded the honour.

Kimberley Mickle of Australia competes in the Women's Javelin final during Day Nine of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium on August 18, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Mickle won the silver and her teammate Kathryn Mitchell was fifth.

ATHLETICS: Kim Mickle has closed the Australian campaign at the World Championships in stunning style by winning silver in the women’s javelin.

Nanjing 2014 One Year To Go

YOG: Olympic silver medallist and Youth Olympic Games gold medallist, Jessica Fox, is calling on aspiring young Australian athletes to ‘dream big’ to mark the one year to go milestone to the start of the second Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

Australian Zoe Buckman sits just off the lead with 800m of the 1500m final to run. She eventually placed seventh. Onsando Obiri of Kenya pictured was third and Jennifer Simpson of the United States second. Gold was won by Abeba Aregawi of Sweden at Luzhniki Stadium on August 15, 2013 in Moscow, Russia.

ATHLETICS: The outstanding performance of Zoe Buckman (Vic) at these IAAF World Championships has ended with a strong 7th in the final of the women’s 1500m.

Jared Tallent of Australia wins the 50km Walk bronze medal on Day Five of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium on August 14, 2013 in Moscow, Russia.

ATHLETICS: Three-time Olympic medallist Jared Tallent has delivered a performance even better than his surname suggests at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow

(L-R) Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon of Kenya and Zoe Buckman of Australia lead the field in the Women's 1500 metres semi final during Day Four of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships on August 13, 2013 in Moscow, Russia.

ATHLETICS: Australia will field its first ever women’s 1500m finalist at the IAAF World Championships after Zoe Buckman (ACT) smashed her personal best to win her semi-final in Moscow.

Katya Crema of Australia competes during the freestyle skiing ladies' ski cross on day 12 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Cypress Mountain Resort on February 23, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada.

Olympian and Sochi hopeful, Katya Crema, participated in Chat to a Champ today, the AOC’s online video conference program linking Olympians with primary school students.

Swim Team on the rise

5 August 2013
Cate Campbell (L) of Australia celebrates with Bronte Campbell of Australia after the Swimming Women's Freestyle 50m Semifinal heat 2 on day fifteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 3, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team has wrapped up the 2013 FINA World Championships with three silver medals on the final night of competition, for a total of 13 medals overall including individual gold to Cate Campbell, James Magnussen and Christian Sprenger.

Silver medal winners, team Australia, celebrate after their Women's Water Polo Gold Medal Match against Spain on day fourteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Piscines Bernat Picornell on August 2, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Water Polo: The Aussie Stingers, have fallen at the final hurdle succumbing to the brilliant play of Spain 8-6 in the women's gold medal match