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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2018

Charitable Works


  • 26/11/2018

    Order of Malta Lourdes Pilgrimage 2019

    The 61st International Lourdes Pilgrimage of our Order will take place from 2nd to 7th May 2019. The Australian Association will again be joining with the Irish Association. There is an expectation that all members will make this pilgrimage at least once during their membership. Postulants are also welcome to partake in the pilgrimage.Expressions of […]

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  • 22/11/2018

    Adelaide Fundraising Movie Night – Picture Gallery

    On Sunday 18 November, Members of the Order of Malta in South Australia hosted a fundraising movie night to raise funds for the Adelaide Day Centre for the Homeless and Order of Malta's Charitable Works fund. The feature film was 'Journey's End" and was screened at the Regal Theatre in Adelaide. 272 people attended the [...]

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  • 14/11/2018

    Lunch Box Service in Korea supports World Day of the Poor

    Around the world, organisations of the Order of Malta are supporting the second World Day of the Poor, which falls on Sunday 18 November, established by the Holy Father Francis with the theme ‘let us love, not wit words but with deeds’. On 14 November, The Order of Malta Korea and it’s volunteers gathered for […]

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  • 12/11/2018

    Meet our new Chaplain: Rev Dr Kevin Lenehan

    Rev Dr Kevin Lenehan is a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat in Victoria, ordained in 1993 and has recently been appointed as a Chaplain to the Order of Malta in Victoria. From 1985-1993 he attended the provincial seminary, Corpus Christi College in Melbourne, and completed degrees in theology at Catholic Theological College and [...]

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  • 07/11/2018

    Order of Malta’s 48th association established in Hong Kong, third in Asia

    After establishing its Singapore association in 2006, the Order of Malta has continued to increase its presence in the Asian continent. On 17 October last, the Sovereign Council approved the creation of the Hong Kong association. This is the Order of Malta’s 48th national association worldwide, the third in Asia after Singapore and Philippines, this [...]

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  • 07/11/2018

    President of the Order of Malta Korea has audience with Pope Francis

    On 18 October, Yongmaan Park, President of the Order of Malta Korea had audience with the Holy Father. He introduced himself as the President of the Order of Malta Korea and the Chairman of Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry and said that, with the understanding of corporate social responsibility, he would take care of [...]

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  • 07/11/2018

    Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: a month later, Malteser International still supporting reconstruction of health facilities

    A month after the deadly earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta, Malteser International, is supporting its Indonesian partner, YAKKUM with the repair and rehabilitation of damaged health centers on the island of Sulawesi. In addition to the assistance for reconstruction and rehabilitation, Malteser International has also [...]

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  • 18/10/2018

    Hygiene Packs for The Homeless – Volunteers needed!

    Each month nearly 200 Hygiene Packs for the Homeless, containing toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap and sanitary items for women are distributed by our Community Care Van volunteers in Sydney and Parramatta. With plans to extend the services further, this number will only increase. Hygiene packs are also in plan for the homeless in Brisbane. In addition [...]

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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.