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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2017

Charitable Works


  • 22/06/2017

    Video: The Order of Malta Medical Clinic in Dili

    The Embassy of the Order of Malta in Timor Leste is about to open a medical clinic in Dili. In a country where 1 in 6 children do not reach their 1st birthday due to treatable illnesses and malnutrition, the clinic will provide an opportunity to fulfil the Orders mission to help our Lords the […]

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  • 19/06/2017

    About 24 million people face starvation in Africa

    Malteser International is appealing to the general public to make donations for the needy in Africa. Around 24 million people on the continent are currently facing starvation and their situation is becoming increasingly critical. “Climate change is not solely responsible for the current hunger crisis. Violent conflict, unequal distribution, and poor governance are also contributing […]

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  • 19/06/2017

    Video: Introduction to the Global Fund for the Forgotten People

    The Global Fund for Forgotten People raises money for a range of Order of Malta projects which reach out directly to people who would otherwise be forgotten. The Fund raises awareness of and support for issues which have fallen under the radar, and which struggle to get public attention.

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  • 15/05/2017

    Creating Leaders Scholarship Student finalist in Worldwide Physics Competition

    One of our Creating Leaders Scholarship students, Maria José Sarmento, was part of a team of 6 students from the Portuguese School of Dili that entered a worldwide competition for high school students. The competition was sponsored by the renowned European Centre for Particle Physics (CERN), located in Geneva, Switzerland. The students, named “Team Lorosae”, […]

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  • 08/05/2017

    Gallery: 2017 Pilgrimage to Lourdes

    Each May, Knights, Dames and volunteers from the Order of Malta all over the world travel to Lourdes, France as pilgrims. Many Associations bring with them sick and disabled (referred to as “Malades” in French). The Lourdes pilgrimage offers a unique opportunity to fully experience the charism of the Order, through service to the sick […]

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  • 04/05/2017

    NSW Branch support students achieving Excellence in Palliative Care

    Members of the Order of Malta in NSW  support Medical students at the University of Notre Dame Sydney, by sponsoring a prize Excellence in Palliative Care.   The 2016 Award was presented to Imogen Mosher on Wednesday 4th May at an awards ceremony. NSW Branch Hospitaller Dr Robert Costa presented the award, accompanied by Members Dr […]

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  • 03/05/2017

    Members in WA support Philosophy and Ethical Studies at UNDA

    Members of the Order of Malta in WA have again supported students at UNDA Freemantle by sponsoring prizes for Award for Best Student in Philosophical Studies in Medicine and Award for Best Student in Ethical Studies in Medicine. Recognition of excellence in studies through prizes and awards enables the most dedicated students receive acknowledgement and rewards for their academic […]

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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.