20th January 2023

Introduction of the “Skewered Roo” button: 1998-99

Army newspaper, 24th November 1998 page 3.

See http://www.austbuttonhistory.com/18th-march-2022/


As mentioned above, there was talk in 1980 of a single Army button:

Army newspaper, 4th December 1980 page 15. Part of a criticism of post WW2 corps regalia. At this time, many soldiers were favoring the concept of a ‘single’ Army uniform button.

Army newspaper, 12th November 2009 page 2. It appears the roll out of the unified button was not complete, even in 2009.

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