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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2018

Charitable Works


  • 16/10/2018

    Order of Malta National Day in Italy to promote health and solidarity

    The National Day of the Order of Malta in Italy, devoted to the promotion of health and solidarity, was held for the first time on 13 October. From 9 am to 7 pm, it was possible to have free blood-pressure tests and a doctor’s assessment in eleven Italian cities. Together with basic health information, the [...]

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  • 07/10/2018

    Indonesia: Malteser International’s assessment team have reached Jakarta

    Access to people affected extremely difficult Malteser International’s assessment team has landed in Jakarta on Wednesday to discuss relief efforts with local partners as Indonesia responds to the devastating 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit the island of Sulawesi on Friday, September 28. Access to affected populations remains challenging. “The severe infrastructural damage has made [...]

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  • 07/10/2018

    October 2018 Newsletter – download a copy now

    Our latest newsletter is now available! Download a copy of our October 2018 Newsletter If you wish to be added to our distribution list, email with your postal address and we will send you a copy. Want to read the stories online? Visit our News Area.

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  • 07/10/2018

    Meet the National Hospitaller: Robert Costa

    Dr Robert Costa has been appointed as National Hospitaller of the Order of Malta in Australia. In this role, Robert is responsible for overseeing our National Charitable Works. Robert became a Member of the Order in 2011 after being introduced to the Order by Dr George Boffa. Since that time Robert has been heavily involved […]

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  • 03/10/2018

    Saturday 1 December – Lourdes Day Masses in Melbourne and Sydney

    On Saturday 1st December, Members will host Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations where those attending will receive a blessing for their health and a bottle of Lourdes water for their personal use. All are welcome to these special masses. Melbourne – St Patrick’s Cathedral at 10.30am Sydney – St Mary’s Cathedral at 10am We also host […]

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  • 13/09/2018

    Adelaide Fundraising Movie Night – buy your tickets now!

    The Order of Malta invites you and your friends to a Film Evening ‘”Journey’s End” Sunday 18th November 2018, 5pm for 5.45pm Regal Theatre, 275 Kensington Road, Kensington Park, Adelaide, SA Champagne and light refreshments pre-film Donation $25.00 per person Proceeds go to the Order of Malta Charitable Works and the Adelaide Day Centre Booking […]

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  • 03/09/2018

    Rohingya refugee crisis: one year on

    One year after Rohingya crisis, thousands of lives saved, but challenges remain In August 2017, a brutal campaign of violence drove about 680,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to the coastal city of Cox's Bazar in neighboring Bangladesh. Malteser International immediately responded, providing healthcare for wounded and sick refugees in Bangladesh. A year later, the challenges [...]

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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.