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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2018

Charitable Works


  • 11/12/2018

    Gallery: Sydney Lourdes Day Mass 2018

    On Saturday 1 December, a congregation of over 500 worshippers and 'malades' joined Members of the Order of Malta at St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney for the annual Lourdes Day Mass. Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP was the principal celebrant and those who attended received a blessing for good health and a bottle of water brough from [...]

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  • 09/12/2018

    Supporting Nursing Students who demonstrate Excellence in Palliative Care

    Anthony Gerada KM presents the Order of Malta Prize for Excellence in Palliative Care to Ruby Geddes. The prize which has been supported and sponsored by the North Eastern Region Order of Malta for many years and is awarded to a second year Bachelor of Nursing student studying the unit NRSG259 Promoting Health in Extended [...]

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  • 05/12/2018

    SAVE THE DATE: Upcoming Lourdes Day Masses in Adelaide and Brisbane

    Dates for the upcoming Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations in South Australia and Queensland have been confirmed. Those who attend will receive a blessing for their health and a bottle of Lourdes water for their personal use. All are welcome to these special masses. We also host Lourdes Day Masses in Victoria and New South Wales. [...]

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  • 05/12/2018

    Order of Malta Clinic: United in commemorating World Aids Day

    On December 4, 2018, the Order of Malta Clinic joined the commemoration of World Aids Day, with the theme: “Favor buka hatene ita nia status HIV agora” (Know your HIV status now). Organized by CNCS-Timor Leste, the half-day gathering was held at the football field in the community of Becora, Dili. Various activities were lined […]

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  • 05/12/2018

    Fighting Leprosy in Cambodia

    All year round, Campagne Internationale de l’Ordre de Malte contre la Lèpre's (CIOMAL) teams travel the provinces of Cambodia to fight leprosy and help those affected and their families live decent lives. Robust sturdy vehicles are indispensable to their mission. For over 25 years, CIOMAL’s teams have crisscrossed Cambodia to be as close as possible [...]

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  • 05/12/2018

    Volunteer program publishes over 1,000 biographies for terminally ill patients

    Since 1992, Members of the Order of Malta in Victoria Australia have been involved in home based palliative care services in Melbourne and are currently partners in the Easter Palliative Care Association (EPC)*. EPC provides both terminally-ill clients and their families with medical and nursing services, psycho-social (social work, counselling, volunteers, music and massage therapy) [...]

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  • 27/11/2018

    Malteser International receives WHO certification for its Emergency Medical Team

    . Malteser International is pleased to announce its emergency medical team (EMT) has been certified by the World Health Organization (WHO). Following a verification site visit by representatives from the WHO on Thursday, November 22 2018, Malteser International’s emergency medical team was successfully classified as EMT Type 1 Fixed. As a WHO-certified EMT, Malteser International [...]

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  • 26/11/2018

    Over 800 children in Bebonuk benefit from campaign against Intestinal Parasites

    In October the Order of Malta Medical Clinic, Timor-Leste participated in a nationwide campaign against Intestinal Parasites, run by the  Ministry of Health. Through the Centre for Health-Comoro, and with the help of seven community volunteers, our Clinic Team member Adam, administered than 800 qualified children in the community of Bebonuk. The Order of Malta […]

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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.