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  • 02/07/2018

    July 2018 Newsletter is now available

    Our July 2018 Newsletter contains project updates, upcoming events and emergency intervention You can download a copy or read the articles online. Our newsletter is distributed three times a year. If you would like to be added to the distribution list, please email your postal address to info@smom.org.au Videos: News reports on the election of the 80th […]

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  • 21/06/2018

    Lourdes inspires Grogan siblings

    In 2018, the Order of Malta’s Asia-Pacific Lourdes delegation included ninety-six pilgrims from (alphabetically) Australia, Hong Kong, Korea and Thailand. Among this delegation were three Australian-Kiribati siblings, Joseph (30), Alice (29) and Caroline Grogan (27). Each cherished this blessed volunteer experience to serve Malades in the spirit of Matthew 25:40, “Whatsoever you do to the […]

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  • 18/06/2018

    Monsignor Mario Codamo awarded the Order pro Merito Melitensi

    Dili, 9 June 2018 Monsignor Mario Codamo, Chargé d’affaires of the Apostolic Nunciature to the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, was conferred the Order pro Merito Melitensi – Cross pro Piis Meritis Melitensi (Ecclesiastics Class) in recognition of his dedication to and support of the Sovereign Order of Malta’s mission in Timor-Leste. Monsignor Mario Codamo has […]

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  • 12/06/2018

    2018 Asia Pacific Disabled Youth Camp

    The second Order of Malta Asia Pacific Disabled Youth Camp was held between 6 – 8 June at the Villa Escudero in Tiaong, Quezon in the Philippines. ‘Team Australia’ comprised of four participants; Shelly Bantine and Solon Toiava from Punchbowl, Thuy Le from Lakemba and Christien Saklawy from Greenacre. They were joined by their carers […]

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  • 04/06/2018

    60th Order of Malta International Pilgrimage to Lourdes

    Each year, Lourdes dedicates the first weekend in May for the Annual Pilgrimage of the International Order of Malta. Over 7,000 members and volunteers from all over the world take part, including 1,600 sick and disabled pilgrims. The pilgrimage to Lourdes represents one of the most significant moments in the spiritual life of the Order’s […]

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  • 21/05/2018

    DR Congo: “Ebola outbreak is just the tip of the iceberg”

    Malteser International warns of growing humanitarian catastrophe in DR Congo On Thursday 17th May the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo spread to Mbandaka, a city of more than one million people, prompting fears from medical experts that the outbreak will be harder to deal with than anticipated. The Congolese Ministry of […]

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  • 03/05/2018

    Electing a Grand Master: Who, where and what next

    The Council Complete of State of the Sovereign Order of Malta held in Rome on 29 April 2017 elected Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto as Lieutenant of the Grand Master. With the same powers of a Grand Master, the Lieutenant of the Grand Master remains in charge for one year.   As […]

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The Australian Association

The Australian Association, formed in 1974, currently has in excess of 300 members and aspirant members across every State and Territory of Australia. We also have ongoing and strong links with the Order’s National Associations throughout the Asia Pacific Region including in Singapore and the Philippines and with members of the Order in New Zealand, Hong Kong SAR, Thailand and Korea. The Order of Malta is committed to serving Our Lords the Poor and Sick worldwide and has done so for over 900 years. This website shares with you the history, mission and current activities of the Order of Malta in Australia, and provides links to the work of the Order world-wide.