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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2016

Charitable Works


  • 12/09/2016

    South Sudan: Crisis countries are host countries

    Malteser International delivers quick emergency relief The ongoing unrest in South Sudan is responsible for a continued flight to already poverty-stricken and financially strained neighboring countries. Around 800,000 South Sudanese people have already left their home of origin. Even in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country itself dependent on international aid, more than […]

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  • 12/09/2016

    Coats for the Homeless 2016 Distribution

    Thank you for your support In 2016 the Australian Association has distributed a record 6,000 of our specially designed Coats for the Homeless. Thank you to our donors who have supported this project and to our distribution partners who help us get the Coats to the people in need. As this year’s distribution draws to […]

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  • 09/09/2016

    Volunteer BBQs continue at Tierney House

    Since 2006 volunteers have undertaken BBQs at Gorman House three times a week, to provide camaraderie and support to the residents. With Gorman House’s temporary closure during its refurbishment and transition to a medical detoxification unit, BBQs during this period have moved to Tierney House. Tierney House is part of St Vincent’s Homeless Health Service […]

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  • 26/08/2016

    Iraq: Large numbers of refugees indicate imminent attack

    “Our colleagues have observed increased refugee movement in the Mosul area. This indicates an imminent offensive to free the city of Mosul.” says Sid Peruvemba, Programme Director of Malteser International. In order to help people, Malteser International is increasing medical emergency relief for refugees in Makhmur. Since the Iraqi government began an offensive against ISIS […]

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  • 19/08/2016

    Footage: Coats for the Homeless distributed in Melbourne

    In 2016, our Coats for the Homeless project has distributed 6,000 Coats across the country. Thanks to the fantastic support or our donors and distribution partners, we have provided some warmth and comfort to those who sleep rough on our streets. One of our distribution partners in Victoria captured this footage. The Coats here where […]

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  • 12/08/2016

    World Humanitarian Day: Tackling the causes of suffering as well as the symptoms

    Without political solutions humanitarian aid leads nowhere Malteser International is using World Humanitarian Day on August 19 to draw attention to the need for humanitarian aid to be coupled with action to tackle the root causes of crises and conflicts. “Humanitarian action is at a record level. From its original function as an emergency intervention, […]

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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.