Wellbeing Week

This week the Australian Olympic Committee are excited to launch the AOC's inaugural Wellbeing Week 2019, running 9-13 September, 2019!

The theme for this year's Wellbeing Week is #ChampionYourself - and we aim to provide Olympians, Olympic-hopefuls, athlete support services, and sport fans the chance to gain insight and knowledge on topics that can have a positive impact on your day-to-day wellbeing.

Wellbeing Week will take place this week and will comprise of a series of 'Lunch & Learn' sessions streamed live on Facebook from 12.30pm AEST, with a fantastic group of Olympians and experts covering topics like nutrition, financial opportunities and mental health.

Head to the @AUSOlympicTeam facebook page to register your interest for the daily shows, hosted by Olympian and journalist Amy Jones OLY, and find out more here: https://lnkd.in/g4SqvrT

The Victorian Institute of Sport are also proud to be supporting 'R U OK?Day' on Thursday September 12. 

R U OK?Day is our national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone to ask, “Are you OK?” and to remember every day of the year to support people who may be struggling with life’s ups and downs.

This year in the build-up to R U OK?Day we’re encouraging everyone to Trust the Signs, Trust your Gut & Ask R U OK?

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Yesterday

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Yesterday

​In VIS Sport, Sergei Evglevski took out the men's 10m Air Pistol at the Brisbane International Shooting Centre, whilst Rachael Lynch has re-joined the 2021 Hockeyroos squad.

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