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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2017

Charitable Works


  • 04/10/2017

    Earthquake Relief in Mexico

    Communities in Oaxaca and Mexico City receive food kits and medical care Aid distribution in Oaxaca. Photo: Order of Malta Mexico The Mexican Association of the Order of Malta has been caring for the wounded and sick after two devastating earthquakes hit Mexico in September. Less than two weeks after an earthquake struck Oaxaca on […]

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  • 22/09/2017

    Mexico Earthquake: Malteser International to support relief measures

    Malteser International is prepared to support relief efforts in Mexico following the devastating earthquake that struck on September 19. A team of volunteers from the local aid service of the Order of Malta has been dispatched to Mexico City to provide urgent rescue and first-aid measures. The magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit central and southern Mexico, […]

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  • 15/09/2017

    Order of Malta Clinic in Dili – we still need your help!

    The Order of Malta Clinic in Dili, will provide free primary medical services to those who are unable to afford treatment and will focus on antenatal and neonatal health, and the health of children up to age 5. While Timor-Leste has made large strides in the quality of its healthcare since independence, it still has […]

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  • 15/09/2017

    Providing food to forgotten neighbours in Seoul slums

    The newly renovated “House of Catholic Love and Peace’ was consecrated and blessed on 7 July. This ‘House’ is where members of the Order of Malta in Korea and volunteers, cook, pack and deliver lunch boxes to about 200 forgotten neighbours living in slums in downtown Seoul. Follow the work of our members in Korea […]

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  • 11/09/2017

    Creating Leaders Scholarship student to start studying medicine

    In May we reported on one of our Creating Leaders Scholarship students, Maria, who was part of team that became finalists in a worldwide physics competition for high school students sponsored by the renowned European Centre for Particle Physics (CERN), located in Geneva, Switzerland. The Creating Leaders Scholarship Program started in 2014. Maria was one of […]

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  • 06/09/2017

    Launch of “About Bioethics V: Faith, Science and the Environment”

    On Tuesday, 8th August, the fifth and final volume of Confrere, the late Professor Nicholas Tonti-Filippini, series on bioethics  was launched at the Cardinal Knox Centre of the Melbourne Archdiocese by His Grace, Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop of Sydney, a friend of the Professor when they were lecturers together at the Australian Catholic University. His […]

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  • 06/09/2017

    Between the Idea and the Reality: The Future of Marriage in Australia

    On 8th August the Most reverend Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop of Sydney presented the 2017 Harman Lecture (named after Fr Frank Harman, the Melbourne Archdiocese’s leading bioethicist and canon lawyer until his death in 2000). His Grace’s topic “Between the Idea and the Reality: The Future of Marriage in Australia” noted that that most resilient […]

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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.