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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2015

Charitable Works


  • 18/12/2015

    Papal Knighthood awarded to ACU Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven

    Article source: Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne Media and Communications Office POPE FRANCIS has awarded Australian Catholic University (ACU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven one of the Vatican’s highest honors. Professor Craven was appointed to the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St Gregory the Great for services to the Catholic Church in Australia in a ceremony in Sydney. […]

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  • 14/12/2015

    Young Order of Malta Qld member receives Community Leader Award

    Pictured: Brisbane ?Archbishop Mark Coleridge congratulates Joseph Grogan, recipient of the annual Community Leader award for Volunteer of the Year 2015, presented by The Catholic Leader in recognition of Joseph’s dedication to the Young Adult Ministry (YAM) of the Cathedral of St Stephen and the Young Order of Malta (Qld). Volunteer of the Year Joe […]

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  • 14/12/2015

    Order of Malta helping the fire victims of Soi Polo Club, Bangkok

    On Saturday 5 December, a fire broke out at Soi (lane) Polo Club which destroyed 25 houses which were lived in by lower income earners. Soi Polo is just behind the Holy Redeemer Church.  In the week that followed, Members of the Order distributed bags to each of the families that were affected by the fire. Members also […]

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  • 14/12/2015

    Warm Welcome at Lourdes Day Mass at St Mary's Cathedral

    Hundreds congregated at St Mary’s Cathedral on Saturday 5th December for the annual Lourdes Day Mass celebration, hosted by the Order of Malta. Principal Celebrant Bishop Terry Brady gave a warm welcome to all comers, offering them the option to receive a blessing with Lourdes water. Bottles of water from Lourdes were distributed by Members […]

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  • 14/12/2015

    Annual Lourdes Day Mass fills St Patrick’s Cathedral

    Tuesday 8 December 2015 Article from: Media and Communications Office, Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne ON SATURDAY, 5 December, a full St Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne joined the celebration of the Lourdes Day Mass. The Mass was concelebrated by Archbishop Denis Hart, along with Auxiliary Bishop Terry Curtin and four other priests. The Lourdes Day mass […]

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  • 10/12/2015

    This Christmas Help Take the Heat off the Homeless

    A new initiative by Knights and Dames of the NSW Order of Malta has begun delivering water and sun-protection, to the Sydney’s rough sleepers during the summer months. The weekly service will be provided by Order volunteers and a trained nurse, provided by St Vincent’s Hospital, to administer healthcare to those living on the street. […]

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  • 06/11/2015

    The Order of Malta's Ongoing Global Response to the Refugee Crisis

    In 2014, approximately 207,000 refugees and migrants made their way across the Mediterranean to reach Europe. The medical teams of the Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps have been aiding migrants on board the Coastguard and Customs Officers’ patrol boats in the southern Mediterranean since 2008 and in the first half of this year, almost 30,000 […]

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  • 22/10/2015

    Nepalese earthquake: 6 months on, unrest and approaching winter worsen the situation

    Malteser International provides aid to 70,000 people Faced with the onset of winter, Malteser International is preparing further aid measures for the districts of Sindhupalchok and Kavre, northeast of the capital. “Nepali weather forecasters are saying that there is a severe winter coming,” explains Arno Coerver, the Malteser International Country Coordinator in Kathmandu, “During the […]

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  • 09/10/2015

    Order of Malta commemorates the 450th Anniversary of the Great Siege of Malta

    Article: Anthony Gerada Four hundred and fifty years have passed since the momentous historic event, when Jean de Valette led his troops and the Maltese militia and populace in the defence of the islands of Malta and, indeed, Europe’s southern borders, against an armed invasion. To commemorate the occasion, Knights and Dames of the Order […]

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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.