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

Sir Peter Cosgrove, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia addresses the Campaign Rio forum in Sydney on 29 April, 2014.

RIO 2016: The Campaign Rio team has echoed the sentiments delivered by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) in an address to Olympic and Paralympic coaches and performance leaders in Sydney today.

Latisha Scanlan with her gold medal and Catherine Skinner with her bronze after the Trap Women Finals at the ISSF World Cup Shotgun on April 10, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

SHOOTING: Australian shot gun shooters have won a gold, silver and bronze medal at the first World Cup of the season in Tuscon, USA.

Steve Hooker hugs BK after winning gold in the pole vault at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

ATHLETICS: Australia’s greatest ever pole vaulter Steve Hooker has called time on his outstanding athletics career.

Sally Pearson wins the women's 100m hurdles final during the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships on April 6, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson can't wait to step out of her comfort zone and take on many of the world's fastest women when she doubles up at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in the 100 metre hurdles and 100m sprint.

Christian Sprenger competes in the final of the Mens 100 metre Breaststroke event during the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships at Brisbane Aquatic Centre on April 3, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.

SWIMMING: Updates from the Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane which also acted as selection trials for the 2014 Pan Pacs and Commonwealth Games.

The Australia Swim Team pose during the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships at Brisbane Aquatic Centre on April 6, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.

SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has been announced, tonight following a week of world class action at the Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane.

Danielle O'Brien and Gregory Merriman of Australia compete in the Ice Dance Short Dance during ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena on March 28, 2014 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by

FIGURE SKATING: Just weeks after their Sochi Olympic campaigns, Danielle O'Brien, Greg Merriman and Brooklee Han have taken to the ice again at last week's Figure Skating World Championships in Saitama, Japan.

Australian gymnast Mary-Anne Monckton wins silver on the beam at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Doha in March, 2014.

GYMNASTICS - ARTISTIC: Australian gymnast Mary-Anne Monckton has won a silver medal on the beam at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Doha overnight.

Australian Olympic silver medalist javelin thrower Louise Currey (L) meets for the first time with current Australian World championships silver medallist javelin thrower Kim Mickle during the John Landy Lunch at Federation Square on March 20, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: The Australian javelin record belongs to Kim Mickle after she threw a monster 66.83m to win at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge.

(L to R) Craig Phillips, Julien Prosser, Kitty Chiller, Chris Fydler and Matt Favier of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team Executive pose for a group photo at Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 20, 2013 during a Rio 2016 planning visit.

BLOG: Last time I posted a blog it was 1,000 days to go until the Rio Opening Ceremony in 2016. Today it is just 867 days to go and writing this blog provided an opportunity to reflect on what we have achieved in the last 133 days.