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

Mercy Cherono of Kenya (R) and Zoe Buckman of Australia compete in the Women's 1500 metres during the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge at Olympic Park on March 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

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.

Ivo Dos Santos competes against Colin Oates of Great Britain in the Men's -66 kg Judo on Day two of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 29, 2012 in London, England.

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.

Seen Lee competes in the Women's 63kg Weightlifting final on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

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.

Blake Gaudry of Australia competes on the Men's Trampoline during Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 3.

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

(L-R) Zoe Buckman, Bridey Delaney, Brittany McGowan and Melissa Duncan celebrate after taking third place in the Women's 4x1500 metres relay final during day one of the IAAF World Relays at the Thomas Robinson Stadium on May 24, 2014 in Nassau, Bahamas.

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

Lauren Mitchell of Western Australia performs on the beam during the Australian National Gymnastics Championships at Hisense Arena on May 23, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

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.

Australia pose prior to the AFC Women's Asian Cup Final match between Japan and Australia at Thong Nhat Stadium on May 25, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Japan won 1-0.

FOOTBALL: The Australian women's football team's hopes of back-to-back continental titles have ended after going down 1-0 to Japan in the Asian Cup Final.

Naoya Tsukahara of Australia competes in the Pommel Horse on Day One of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships Belgium 2013 held at the Antwerp Sports Palace on September 30, 2013 in Antwerp, Belgium.

GYMNASTICS: The Australian gymnastics team is in the midst of a "rebuilding phase" and likely won't be as dominant in Glasgow as at previous Commonwealth Games.

2014 NBA draft prospect Dante Exum watches the round 18 NBL match between the Melbourne Tigers and the Adelaide 36ers at Hisense Arena in February 16, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

BASKETBALL: Ping-pong balls will soon give the young Australian basketball phenomenon Dante Exum the biggest clue to where his NBA career will start.

Sam Griffiths of Australia celebrates on board Paulank Brockagh after winning on day five of the Badminton Horse Trials on May 11, 2014 in England.

EQUESTRIAN: Olympian Sam Griffiths has won the Badminton Horse Trials, the world's most prestigious annual three-day event