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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2013

Charitable Works


  • 25/07/2013

    Warm winter comfort for homeless – article in the Armidale Express

    By Lucas Forbes   The Order of Malta has donated some warm winter coats to St Vincent de Paul to help keep the homeless comfortable. Armidale St Vincent de Paul council president Kerry Muir said his organisation came across a lot of homeless people who might have to sleep outside in New England’s notorious winter. […]

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  • 22/07/2013

    Canterbury Supports Coats for the Homeless

    Article sourced from Canterbury Supports Coats for the Homeless Canterbury is proud to support the Order of Malta with their ‘Coats for the Homeless’ program by donating $2,000. Every day, almost 20,000 homeless Australian’s are sleeping rough on the streets of our cities and towns. Half of the homeless seeking accommodation are turned away, […]

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  • 21/07/2013

    Article on Coats for the Homeless in the Daily Liberal

      Keeping warm as the chill comes By KIM BARTLEY, Daliy Liberal   WHEN the nighttime temperature plummets in Dubbo, Barb Kelly’s thoughts turn to the people sleeping rough on the riverbank. The president of St Vincent de Paul’s St Jude’s Conference and her volunteer colleagues know many of their faces. Dubbo’s destitute and homeless […]

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  • 11/07/2013

    Coats for the Homeless is the TVSN Charity of Choice partner for July

    Thank you to TVSN who are supporting the Coats for the Homless project by making it their Charity of Choice for the month of the July. In addition to a generous $10,000 donation, TVSN are helping to promote the Coats project on their channel, on their website and in their Shoppers Guide. Related stories: Coats for the […]

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  • 11/07/2013

    Malteser International Annual Report 2012

    Malteser International is the relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta for humanitarian aid. With over 100 projects annually in some 25 countries throughout Africa, Asia and the Americas, they provide emergency relief after disasters and support recovery efforts with a focus on sustainable development. For nearly 60 years, Malteser International has been standing […]

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  • 04/07/2013

    India/Nepal: Emergency relief after the floods

    Medical treatment and clean water for flood-affected population The heaviest monsoon rains in the last 80 years have hit the Indian state of Uttarakhand, leaving more than 800 dead, thousands missing and destroying entire villages. The floods also affected the population across the border in western Nepal, where more than 1,700 families have been displaced. […]

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  • 04/07/2013

    Syria crisis: Mobile clinic for war injured on Syrian-Turkish border

    Malteser International widens emergency medical relief Cologne. An in-patient mobile clinic for Syrians injured in war and refugees is being set up just 5 kilometers from the Syrian border in the Turkish city of Kilis. Malteser International, the Order of Malta’s humanitarian relief agency, is coordinating the project. The mobile clinic will be located near […]

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  • 01/07/2013

    Members of the Order in Australia respond to floods in Suai, Timor-Leste

    The Australian Association is committed to helping the people of Timor-Leste where there is such great opportunity to assist “Our Lords the Poor and the Sick”. Floods caused by continuous torrential rains fall for two weeks in the Suai District of Timor-Leste have resulted in loss of life and major damage to property.  Members of […]

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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.