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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2016

Charitable Works


  • 12/08/2016

    A Garden of Mercy in Adelaide

    For some twenty years members of the Order in South Australia have supported the development the community garden on the site of the former Adelaide Gaol in inner Adelaide. The garden was formerly tended by prisoners until the gaol closed in 1988. Founded in 1841 the Adelaide gaol was one of the last of the […]

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  • 11/08/2016

    Sydneysiders help Auckland homeless

    By Lyndsay Freer Article Source: NZCatholic One hundred high quality coats, specially tailored to fit a wide range of sizes, have been gifted to the Catholic Church in Auckland for distribution to the city’s homeless, by one of the oldest institutions of Western and Christian civilisation, the Sovereign Order of Malta, through its Sydney members. The coats are being distributed through Catholic agencies […]

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  • 14/07/2016

    July 2016 Newsletter is available to download

    Our July Newsletter contains local project updates, events and international activities. Download the July 2016 Newsletter now. Alternatively, read the articles online: Gorman House Newsletter available to download The Order of Malta’s ongoing response to the Refugee Crisis Year 3 Students in Brisbane raise money for Coats for the Homeless Gallery: Order of Malta QLD […]

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  • 14/07/2016

    Malteser International Annual Report 2015 – Shaping a better future

    Download a copy of the Malteser International Annual Report 2015 The humanitarian crisis in the Middle East and the devastating earthquake in Nepal were amongst the most significant challenges that we faced in 2015. Thanks to your support, our aid reached more than a quarter of a million refugees, displaced people, and vulnerable locals in […]

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  • 14/07/2016

    South Sudan: Violence flares again on the fifth anniversary of independence

    Malteser International provides emergency aid to fleeing civilians The fifth anniversary of the independence of South Sudan witnessed a return to armed conflict in the country, which has been plagued by violence since its creation. Shooting was reported in the capital Juba during the night before the country’s independence day. Unrest had already been reported […]

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  • 14/07/2016

    Winter coats donated to Auckland's homeless by Catholic church

    Article from AucklandNOW CATRIN OWEN   One hundred rough sleepers now have an extra layer to keep them warm for the chilly winter months ahead. The Catholic Church in Auckland was gifted high quality coats to distribute to the city’s homeless by the Sovereign Order of Malta. “It started over a lunch time conversation with one […]

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  • 24/06/2016

    Gorman House Newsletter available to download

    In 2006 the NSW Branch of the Order of Malta undertook to provide the funds necessary to keep Gorman House operating 24 hours a day 7 days a week following a shortfall in funding that would have effectively resulted in Gorman House having to close. It was at this time that the Gorman House partnership […]

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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.