This article appeared in the Editorial of The Sydney Saturday Telegraph 22 October 2022 RCB-This-Must-be-Fixed-Download
Appreciation – Minister Gee’s Decision to Appoint an Independent Inquiry
Monday 18th Apr 2022
The RCBRG thanks the Minister for initiating the current inquiry by DHAAT into the service of Rifle Company Butterworth 1970-1989. For many years the Department of Defence have been holding up previous, flawed, reviews as a reason that a new inquiry into RCB service...
Independent Tribunal to reconsider medallic recognition for Rifle Company Butterworth
Thursday 7th Apr 2022
The independent Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal will re-examine the issue of medallic recognition for Australians who served with Rifle Company Butterworth in Malaysia between 1970 and 1989. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel Andrew Gee...
Commentary – RCB Nature of Service as Warlike
Friday 25th Mar 2022
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...