The Bushranger singlet, black
The Bushranger singlet, black
The Bushranger singlet, black
The Bushranger singlet, black

The Bushranger singlet, black

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Free standard shipping worldwide by Australia Post on all orders valued over $160 AUD / $180 NZD / £90 GBP / 120 USD. Your order will be sent from our warehouse on the Gold Coast, QLD AUSTRALIA.
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Size
Size chart
Body width: Measure on the front, from underarm to underarm.
Body length: Measure from the top of the neck to the bottom of the hem.

Measurements are in millimetres. Please note, measurements can vary within 20mm, this is within our tolerance.

AU INTL. EU UK US Body width Body length
XS 42 32 430 710
S 46 36 460 740
M 48 38 490 770
L 50 40 520 800
XL 52 42 550 830
XXL 54 44 580 860
3XL 56 46 610 890
4XL 58 48 640 920
5XL 60 50 690 950
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Officially Australian Made® certified and crafted in 100% Australian-grown cotton. Perfect for hot or humid days and energy-intensive activities like running or working outside. This singlet was designed in recognition of the invaluable assistance given by the Bell Iroquois UH1 helicopter (nicknamed ‘Bushranger’) to the men and women of the Australian Defence Forces during the Vietnam conflict.




Eco-Friendly. Australian-Grown.
Australian cotton is a true white cotton, that has an excellent reputation for quality and sustainability world-wide. Australian cotton is the most water efficient cotton industry in the world and has seen an 85% reduction in the use of herbicides and pesticides. This t-shirt is decorated with eco-friendly water-based pigment inks that are OKEO-TEXT certified. Free from dangerous substances & chemicals, heavy metals and undesirable surfactants.

Zero plastic
We pack your threads in recyclable acid-free tissue paper and use only plant-based home compostable mailers, at no extra cost. By sending your parcel with our delivery partner Australia Post, you’re supporting their carbon-offset projects that have positive environmental and social impacts. Since 2019, their carbon neutral parcel delivery initiative is equivalent of taking 75,000 cars off the road – or roughly 200,000 tonnes of emissions.

Controlled production
Sustainability involves finding a balance between supply and demand. Life Apparel's t-shirts are decorated locally in Queensland; only limited quantities are produced of each model to ensure exclusivity and avoid overproduction, like large fashion brands. Learn more →


Washing Instructions

   Cold machine wash
   Do not bleach
   Do not tumble dry
   Do not iron on print and artwork
   Do not dry clean

Further Care Information

  • Do not use fabric softener
  • Wash inside out
  • Wash separately with like colours
  • Avoid rough surfaces
  • Line dry out of direct sunlight


Shipping Info
Your order will be sent out within one business day from our warehouse on the Gold Coast, Queensland, in most cases. Shipping times begin when your parcel has left our warehouse.

Delivery times vary depending on your location and whether your items are in stock.
Parcel post within Australia starts from $6.45 and takes 6-12 business days (depending on your location).
Express post within Australia starts from $9.10 and takes 2-5 business days.

For more details on delivery information, please visit this page.

Return Policy
Items may be returned free of charge within 14 days of receipt. The original tags and labels must be attached, and the products must be unworn, unused, unwashed and undamaged (tried on is okay).
Browse extra information on this page which outlines how to return an item, get information about exceptions, exclusions and possible extra charges.



RAAF acquired eight Bell Iroquois UH-1B Huey helicopters in 1961. A unique version of the ubiquitous UH-1B Huey helicopter (in Australia identified as 'Bushranger') was converted to gunships by 9 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force during the Vietnam War.

9 Squadron's role was to support the First Australian Task Force (1ATF) in seeking out and destroying the Viet Cong. 1ATF consisted of infantry battalions plus support troops-engineers, signals, artillery, armoured and medical. The Bushranger provided the RAAF with the firepower to escort their medical evacuation operations, along with the ability to directly support the infantry; many soldiers, not only Australians, owe their lives to the bravery of the Huey crews.

Armed with two fixed forward-firing M134 7.62 mm miniguns and a 7-round rocket pod on each side. In addition, the aircrew was armed with twin M60 flexible mounts in each door. The helicopters featured a simple and very effective air weapons system created through typical Australian ingenuity. The last of the Huey helicopters were retired on 21 September 2007.

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