Senator the Hon. James McGrath, Senator for Queensland, Hon. Andrew Wallace MP, Federal Member for Fisher and Phillip Thompson OAM MP, Federal Member for Herbert, deserve the thanks of all Rifle Company Butterworth veterans for their commitment to supporting the...
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.
In the Senate Question Time yesterday, 18th September, Senator Fraser Anning (Katter’ s Australian Party) asked Sen. Marise Payne three questions on RCB Service recognition as warlike during the Malaysian Counter Insurgency War. We thank Senator Anning for his...