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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2012

Charitable Works


  • 12/12/2012

    Timor-Leste – 40 more participants complete the Order’s Basic Life Support training course

    Over 40 participants, including ambulance staff, nurses, midwives, police, teachers and district administrators completed the Order’s three day Basic Life Support training. The training is delivered as part of the national curriculum for ambulance studies and prepares participants to provide basic ambulance care including managing trauma and illness, CPR and an introduction to disaster management. The […]

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  • 10/12/2012

    Standing room only at Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Melbourne

    The Order’s Victorian activities for 2012 ended on a triumphant note with the Lourdes Day Mass for the Sick and Frail at St Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday 1st December 2012. The great Cathedral was standing room only and all of the 2000 packs were distributed. Our Conventual Chaplain ad honorum Dr Denis Hart concelebrated the […]

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  • 04/12/2012

    In pictures – Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Sydney

    On Saturday 1st December, Lourdes Day Mass celebrations were held at St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney. The Principal Celebrant Bishop Anthony Fisher OP and the Concelebrants were Monsignor Vince Redden EV, Father Danny Meagher and Father James McCarthy. Volunteers from the Young Order of Malta (YOOM)  and Campion College were also on hand to assist malades […]

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  • 04/12/2012

    Aid to Cuba following "Superstorm Sandy"

    Superstorm “ Sandy “ devastated parts of the United States, as has been exhaustively covered in the global press, which has ensured  massive aid and rapid reconstruction. Unfortunately “ Sandy” also wrecked havoc on some of America’s Caribbean neighbours, especially Cuba where “ Sandy “  destroyed over 100,000 homes, leaving  500,000 people homeless without access to […]

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  • 28/11/2012

    Syria crisis: Emergency aid to thousands of refugees on Turkish border

    As the Syrian crisis reaches unprecedented proportions, Malteser International, the humanitarian relief service of the Order of Malta, is expanding its help in the region by providing winter relief to nearly 8,000 Syrian refugees in two provinces in Turkey. Amidst fighting and bombardments along the Turkish-Syrian border, the influx of refugees into Turkey has intensified; […]

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  • 27/11/2012


    On Thursday 15th November, the Order’s NSW Branch Chairman, David Hall, was pleased to present Bronwyn Crosby, Deputy Director of St Vincent’s Alcohol and Drug Service, with a cheque for $28,035. This latest donation brings the total funds raised by the NSW branch for the Gorman House Detoxification unit to a magic milestone of $1 […]

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  • 15/11/2012

    Video message of thanks from Gorman House, St Vincent's Hospital

    Since 2005, through a partnership with St Vincent’s Hospital, the NSW branch of the Order of Malta, has been supporting Gorman House in Sydney. If it were not for the NSW Branch financial assistance Gorman House would have been unable to continue functioning 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The branch also organises volunteers […]

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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.