8th/7th Battalion, Royal Victoria Regiment
8th/7th Battalion is one of two light infantry battalions that make up the Royal Victoria Regiment. The battalion can trace its history back to 1854 and the battalion has maintained an unbroken record of service, albeit in varying forms and under various names. It is responsible for most of the rural areas of Victoria and protecting vital assets in the north of Australia. Battalion Headquarters is located in Ballarat with respective sub-units throughout rural Victoria in Geelong, Bendigo, Shepparton, Laverton, Mildura, Swan Hill, Warrnambool and Monegeetta.