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

Gold medallist James Magnussen with silver medallist Cameron McEvoy (R) and bronze medallist Tommaso D'Orsogna (L) after the medal ceremony for the Men's 100m Freestyle Final at Tollcross International Swimming Centre during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Australian sprinters James Magnussen, Cameron McEvoy and Tommaso D’Orsogna have produced a clean sweep of the men’s 100m freestyle at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

(L-R) Silver medallist Stephen Chemlany of Kenya, gold medalist Michael Shelley of Australia and bronze medalist Abraham Kiplimo of Uganda stand on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's Marathon at Hampden Park Stadium during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Michael Shelley and Jess Trengove got Australia off to a sensational start in the Glasgow 2014 athletics competition.

(L-R) Cate Campbell, Bronte Campbell, Emma McKeon and Melanie Schlanger of Australia celebrate winning the gold medal in the Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Final in a world record time on day one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

COMM GAMES SWIMMING: Australia’s 4x100m freestyle relay team of Bronte Campbell, Melanie Schlanger, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell have broken the world record

Ian Thorpe trains during an Australian Swimming Championships training session at the South Australian Aquatic & Leisure Centre on March 14, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.

SWIMMING: Swimming Australia President John Bertrand, on behalf of the board and the Australian swimming community, has congratulated Ian Thorpe, on his courageous interview with Sir Michael Parkinson on Network Ten last night.

Jeremy Hawyard (left) and Mark Knowles (right) lift the World Cup after defeating the Netherlands 6-1 in The Hague.

HOCKEY: Australia’s men’s hockey team has been crowned world champions once again after an emphatic 6-1 win over World Cup hosts and Olympic silver medallists, the Netherlands.

The Australian Women's Hockey Team celebrate their silver medal at the 2014 World Cup at Hague, Netherlands 14 June 2014.

HOCKEY: The Australian Women's Hockey Team have won the silver medal at the World Cup on Saturday, going down 2-0 to the host nation, the Netherlands.

The Hockeyroos react to winning the semi final shoot-out over the USA in the 2014 World Cup Semi Final.

HOCKEY: The Australian women's hockey team has made it into the World Cup final and will face Olympic Champions, the Netherlands.

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.