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

Five-time Olympian Natalie Cook with kids from her Primary School in Queensland for 2013 Olympic Day celebrations.

Olympians from Natalie Cook to Betty Cuthbert are getting out their green and gold uniforms in preparation to visit primary and secondary schools as part of International Olympic Day.

Racing at the 2013 Salt Lake City World Cup.

SPEED SKATING: Like many kids, Daniel Greig was given a pair of rollerblades when he turned six. He just took the challenge a little more seriously than most.

Socceroos off to Rio

19 June 2013
Socceroos players celebrate after winning the FIFA 2014 World Cup Asian Qualifier match between the Australian Socceroos and Iraq at ANZ Stadium on June 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

FOOTBALL: Holger Osieck can reflect with pride after his brave substitution of national hero Tim Cahill with the game in the balance swung it - and World Cup qualification - for the Socceroos.

Lucas Neill of Australia is congratulated by team mates after scoring his first goal in 91 international matches during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between the Australian Socceroos and Jordan at Etihad Stadium on June 11, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.

FOOTBALL: The Socceroos produced the most commanding performance of their World Cup qualifying campaign to smash Jordan 4-0 in Melbourne last night and take a huge step towards securing a spot at next year's finals in Brazil.

Anna Segal and her trusty car for the USA Shadow reunited.

BLOG: After three and a half months of rehabbing at home in Australia, I passed my ‘back to snow’ testing and was given the all clear to return to the ski life. After this much down time my anticipation to get back on snow was almost tangible.

Sochi medals unveiled

31 May 2013
The unveiled Sochi 2014 Olympic Gold Medal is displayed during an IOC executive board meeting at the SportAccord International Convention in St. Petersburg, on May 30, 2013. The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics organisers unveiled today the medals for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

SOCHI 2014: The presentation of the Olympic and Paralympic medals, which will be awarded at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, took place in St. Petersburg today during the 11th "SportAccord" Annual International Sports Convention.

Australian Winter Olympic hopefuls train on the beach with strength and conditioning coach John Marsden in May 2013.

SOCHI 2014: For most of the world, Australia evokes imagery of a sunburnt country – surfing, swimming and cricket. The idea that Australia competes at the Winter Olympics, let alone winning medals at the last five Games, comes as a big surprise to most.

Sydney 2000 flag bearer Andrew Gaze poses outside ANZ Stadium as part of celebrations marking the 10th anniversary of the Sydney 2000 Olympics at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on September 15, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. The celebrations included appearances from Olympians & Paralympians, opening ceremony recreation and the re-lighting of the Olympic Cauldron.

BASKETBALL: Basketball Australia today congratulated Andrew Gaze AM on his induction to the FIBA Hall of Fame.

A trampoline session with aerial skier David Morris.

BLOG: Just being strong isn't quite enough so there's always additional training outside of the VIS gym... not that I mind.

Olympians Sally Pearson and Liz Cambage feature in the Anti-Racism, It Stops With Me, campaign.

EDUCATION: Olympians Sally Pearson and Liz Cambage feature in the 'Racism It Stops With Me' campaign video, by the Human Rights Commission and Play By The Rules.