5th/6th Battalion, Royal Victoria Regiment
5th/6th Battalion, Royal Victoria Regiment (5/6 RVR), can trace its lineage back to many units that existed prior to Federation, as well as units that fought during World War I and World War II. The battalion carries the battle honours of these units as a mark of respect.
5/6 RVR is part of the 4th Brigade, 2nd Division. It is organised as a standard light infantry battalion, with its respective sub-units situated throughout metropolitan Melbourne.
5/6 RVR is currently comprised of the following sub-units:
• Battalion Headquarters
• Support Company
• Alpha Company
• Bravo Company
• Charlie Company
Soldiers from 5/6 RVR have deployed to Timor-Leste (East Timor), Solomon Islands and Malaysia as part of Rifle Company Butterworth.