See the video here Current submissions can be seen here The Tribunal has allowed additional submissions before the next Hearing in early 2023
WELCOME TO OUR RECOGNITION OF RCB CAMPAIGN
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In a nutshell our campaign is to have the Rifle Company Butterworth (RCB)’s service recognised as warlike. The Government, despite the facts discovered since its original decision, says its non-warlike service similar to peacetime garrison duty in Australia.
We have provided evidence of a deception that has denied 9,000 Australian troops and their families certain entitlements to repatriation benefits.
In 1970 RCB was deployed to protect the RAAF assets (aircraft, facilities, servicemen and women and their families) at the Air Base Butterworth Malaysia from 1970 to 1989 at the time when Malaysia was fighting its Counter Insurgency War (1968-1989) against the resurgent communist terrorists.
News Limited media's Charles Miranda reports that Defence has copped a battering over how and why it sent 9000 troops to Malaysia during a Communist terrorist insurgency more than 30 years ago with serious implications for future deployments today. The Defence Honours...
Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal – Rifle Company Butterworth Inquiry – Hearings this week
The first hearing for the Tribunal’s inquiry into medallic recognition for service with Rifle Company Butterworth will be held in Canberra this week. It will be livestreamed from our website https://defence-honours-tribunal.gov.au from 9.30 on Wednesday. At around...