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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.

Commentary – RCB Nature of Service as Warlike

Commentary – RCB Nature of Service as Warlike

There is a long running dispute between the RCBRG and the Defence Department on the rightful categorisation of RCB’s service in Malaysia 1970 – 1989 to protect the RAAF assets at Air Base Butterworth (ABB) during the Communist Insurgency (1969-1989). Defence records...

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RCB UPDATE 2/2022: PROGRESS REPORT – THE WAITING GAME

RCB UPDATE 2/2022: PROGRESS REPORT – THE WAITING GAME

It’s five months (135 days and counting) since Ray Fulcher sent the last RCB submission for review to the Minister for Defence Personnel, Hon. Andrew Gee. It was supported by the Ethicos Report written by Howard Whitton a noted authority on governance probity and law...

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Senator James McGrath – RCB Address to the Senate

Senator James McGrath – RCB Address to the Senate

Senator McGrath is a strong supporter of veterans and their families. We thank him for his support and commitment to the truth. Like US Past President Ronald Reagan, our Senator is a 'Trust but Verify' advocate. Yesterday, he addressed the Senate on the RCB's...

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A call to honour the fallen on Remembrance Day

A call to honour the fallen on Remembrance Day

‘One sits and ponders sadly of those many pals who are “gone to that home from which no wanderer returns.” … The very flower of our manhood have paid the greatest price, not willingly for not one of them but longed to live, return home and forget, yes just forget the...

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RCB Update 5th November 2021 – Movement at the Station

RCB Update 5th November 2021 – Movement at the Station

Firstly, I want to explain to all our RCB veterans and our supporters the long delay in reporting our activities.  It was necessary for operational security reasons in preparing our latest submission to the Government and the new Minister for Defence Personnel...

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RARA Statement – Defence and Veteran Suicide Royal Commission

RARA Statement – Defence and Veteran Suicide Royal Commission

The Royal Commission has been established following an agreement by the Governor-General on 8 July 2021. The Government has now released the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission. For more information on the Royal Commission, including the Terms of Reference and...

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Advice – Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

Advice – Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

From the Secretary DVA. “Today the Prime Minister the Hon Scott Morrison MP announced that the Governor-General of Australia, His Excellency, General David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), has signed the Letters Patent, officially establishing the Royal Commission. The...

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