Historical information

This stable belt is in the battalion colours of The Royal Australian Regiment. A stable belt is a striped colored belt worn at times by the armed forces of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries. The stripes identify and vary by regiment and corps.The term "stable belt" originates from when UK cavalrymen would place the surcingle around the waist when cleaning the stables and tending to their horses


The Australian Army adopted the stable belt in the late 1970s. They were removed from service in 1995 but were reintroduced in 2017.

Physical description

Red and dark green striped woven belt with gold coloured buckle with crest

Inscriptions & markings

Buckle - The Royal Australian Regiment