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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2014

Charitable Works


  • 14/03/2014

    Ukraine Crisis: International relief on standby

    Support for social services in Ukraine needed The current political and military tensions in Ukraine could give rise to a social crisis with humanitarian consequences in the region. Malteser International is observing the situation and is ready to support its Ukrainian partners on the ground in case of escalation. “The number of people in need […]

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  • 10/03/2014

    915,000 Refugees in Lebanon After Three Years of War in Syria

    According to the latest United Nations figures, three years after the onset of civil war in Syria there are now 915,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon, or the equivalent of a quarter of the local population of 4 million. This is the highest per capita concentration of any country in recent history, without counting the civilians […]

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  • 27/02/2014

    The International Strategic Seminar in Rhodes

    Over 350 participants from all over the world The  Sovereign Order of  Malta’s International Strategic Seminar was held from 12 to 17 February 2014.  The five-yearly conference brought together the Order’s government, leaders of the national associations, ambassadors, diplomats, members of the Order and directors of the volunteer corps to discuss future strategies and the […]

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  • 17/02/2014

    In pictures: Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Adelaide

    On 11th February Members in South Australia hosted Lourdes Day Mass celebrations at St Francis Xavier Cathedral in Adelaide. Despite the temperature on the day reaching 42c, the Mass was well attended. Archbishop Wilson concelebrated the Mass with priests of the Diocese who were suffering from ill health and those working in the health ministry. […]

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  • 13/02/2014

    A year in review – the activities of Malteser International in 2013

    A look back at some of the relief activities of the Order’s emergency relief agency, Malteser International, in 2013. Malteser International is the humanitarian relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta. With over 100 projects annually in some 25 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas, Malteser International has been standing by those affected by […]

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  • 09/02/2014

    Cradio interview with Owen Vyner: Why should I confess my sins?

    On the 26th February, Owen Vyner, will lecture on “The Grace of the Sacrament of Reconciliation: Healing for a Broken World”. This will be the third lecture in a series, sponsored by the Order of Malta  that aims to equip ordinary Australian Catholics with the knowledge and arguments to defend our beliefs. Ahead of the lecture, Cradio interviewed […]

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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.