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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2013

Charitable Works


  • 21/11/2013

    Early Christmas present for the people of Raliaco, Timor-Leste

     The Order of Malta has donated a  fully fitted out Landcruiser Ambulance to be used to service the area of Raliaco in Timor-Leste.  The ambulance was donated to Brother Frank Hennessy, Head of the Edmund Rice Community in Timor-Leste, for use in their clinics in the mountainous areas of Raliaco.  A small handover  ceremony took […]

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  • 20/11/2013

    Typhoon Haiyan: Malteser International helps survivors overcome trauma

    Psychosocial care expert to travel to Philippines  Malteser International will provide psychosocial care to the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, the organization reported Wednesday. “There are many stress factors that can lead to trauma after a disaster of these proportions. These people have witnessed horrifying things, whether it’s the destruction of their homes or the loss […]

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  • 14/11/2013

    Typhoon Haiyan: Help for Philippines survivors. DONATE TODAY

    Thousands in need of immediate emergency relief The images of the destruction caused by Supertyphoon Haiyan are horrific. Whole cities have been flattened to the ground, hundreds of thousands are without shelter, many lack food and water.  With winds of more than 330 kilometres per hour and had a diameter of approximately 800 km wide, […]

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  • 08/11/2013

    Malteser International opens American headquarters in Miami

    Faster emergency relief, better programs in the Western hemisphere Miami. The world’s oldest Christian charity is opening the first branch of its humanitarian relief agency in the United States. Malteser International, the relief agency of the Order of Malta – a lay Catholic order founded in Jerusalem over 900 years ago – will open the […]

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  • 03/11/2013

    Haiti: Disaster reduction and cholera prevention go hand in hand

    The Order of Malta strengthens rural communities and schools The Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency Malteser International is working with poor, disaster-prone communities in Léogâne to protect its citizens from disasters and cholera outbreaks. Through large awareness campaigns, trainings and simulations, this programme will directly benefit more than 6,000 Haitians, who will then act […]

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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.