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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2014

Charitable Works


  • 06/02/2014

    Project update: 3 months after Typhoon Haiyan

    Malteser International helps rebuild 1,200 typhoon-resistant homes Three months after Haiyan, the strongest typhoon on record, made landfall in the Philippines, Malteser International is working with communities in Samar and Bantayan to “build back better”. “Currently, the majority of people in the disaster zones are still living in tents and makeshift shelters,” reports Cordula Wasser, […]

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  • 30/01/2014

    PROJECT UPDATE – Pharmaceuticals delivery to Timor-Leste

     We are pleased to confirm that we will shortly be making another Pharmaceuticals delivery to Timor-Leste. This project provides basic medicines to eight clinics in Timor-Leste that provide primary medical care at no cost to Timorese in underprivileged, urban and isolated rural areas.  Donations to this projects are optimised with Members of the Order co-ordinating […]

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  • 30/01/2014

    February 2014 Newsletter is now available for download

    The February 2014 edition of our Newsletter is now available to download. Alternatively, the articles can also be viewed online: Rebuilding lives after Typhoon Haiyan  Syria Crisis: Help for refugees and internally displaced people Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide  Early Christmas present for the people of Railaco, Timor-Leste Helping Catholics defend their beliefs: Order of […]

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  • 22/01/2014

    Syria Crisis: “Peace talks” begin at community level

    As “Geneva 2”, a high-level peace conference for the conflict in Syria, begins today, Malteser International is promoting conflict transformation at the community level. A community center for Syrian refugees and the host population in Kilis, Turkey, run in cooperation with the Turkish NGO International Blue Crescent (IBC), has provided conflict transformation trainings for teachers, […]

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  • 20/01/2014

    11th February – Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Adelaide

    Every year Members of the Order, with the generous support of the Archbishops and Diocesan staff, arrange Lourdes Day Mass celebrations across Australia for ‘Malades’ (the sick). Those who attend the Mass receive special blessings and bottles of Lourdes water. Volunteers are also on hand to assist the frail and aged who attend.  “This event […]

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  • 20/01/2014

    Members in the ACT raise funds for HOME at Movie Night

    On 27th November 2013 Members of the Order resident in ACT hosted a Charity Film Night to raise funds to support HOME at Queanbeyan; a supportive, loving home for 19 men and women with mental illness who cannot live independently or who are at risk of homelessness.  The black tie fundraiser screened ‘The Hunger Games: […]

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  • 08/01/2014

    Ordre de Malte France Steps Up Humanitarian Aid in the Central African Republic

    Rome, 03/01/2014 More than 1000 people have been killed over the last three weeks in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, scene of violent clashes between the armed militia groups. The civilian population, and especially children, are the main victims of the violence since schools, hospitals and churches are pillaged daily. According to the […]

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  • 06/01/2014

    In pictures: Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Melbourne

    Report by Denis Fitzgerald, Friday 20 December 2013   THE annual Lourdes Day Mass was celebrated at St Patrick’s Cathedral on a beautiful early-summer morning on Saturday 7 December 2013. There was standing room only in the Cathedral, which reflects the attraction that the Mass has for a wide range of Victorians.  It is an […]

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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.