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

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

Goalie Kelsey Wakefield of Australia safes a ball during the Women's Water Polo Semifinal between Russia and Australia at the 15th FINA World Championships at on July 31, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. Australia won 9-6.

WATER POLO: Coach Greg McFadden and the Aussie Stingers have continued their merry dance at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona defeating Russia 9-6 in their semi-final

Carmen Marton wins gold at the 2013 World Championships in Puebla, Mexico.

TAEKWONDO: Two-time Olympian Carmen Marton has made history, become the first Australian to win a World Championships in Taekwondo.

IOC President Jacques Rogge announces Buenos Aires as the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018 winning city on July 4, 2013 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The IOC Extraordinary Session held on the two days will allow IOC members to follow the 2020 summer Olympics candidate cities bids, the IOC presidential candidates briefing, and will elect the host city of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018.

YOG: The 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games will be hosted by the city of Buenos Aires in 2018, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge announced today following a vote by the IOC members at an Extraordinary IOC Session in Lausanne.

IOC President Jacques Rogge (c) with the four new IOC Members to the Athletes' Commission. (L to R) Tony Estanguet (FRA canoe-kayak), Kirsty Coventry (ZIM swimming), Danka Bartekova (SVK shooting) and James Tomkins (AUS rowing).

Australian rowing great, James Tomkins, has been sworn in as a member of the IOC Athletes’ Commission bringing Australia's representation on the IOC to three members.

Simon Gerrans of Australia and Team Orica-GreenEdge takes the yellow jersey after winning with his teammates Stage Four of the Tour de France 2013 a 25km team time trial around Nice, France on July 2, 2013.

The Australian Team Orica GreenEdge grabbed the spotlight for the second consecutive day at the Tour de France and Simon Gerrans is now in the yellow jersey.

The beautiful Sochi ski cross course at the official test event for the 2014 Winter Games.

BLOG: Follow Australia's Olympic hopefuls on the road to the next Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Powered by Olympics.com.au @AUSOlympicTeam

Skiing New Zealand in training for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

BLOG: I've just had my first week back on snow in Cardrona, New Zealand. It's been three months since I had my last ski day, and it feels like forever!