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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2018

Charitable Works


  • 23/08/2018

    Members in Thailand Support Flood Victims in Laos

    ollowing the torrential rain from tropical storms Son-Tinh and Bebinca,  over 236,000 people in 79 districts of 14 provinces in Thailand have been affected by floods from the middle of July to the middle of August. As many as 11,500 people have been displaced and now live in temporary shelters. About 120 schools have been damaged, posing [...]

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  • 23/08/2018

    Meeting with Malteser International at Bangkok Bank

    On 13 July, Dr. Constantin von Brandenstein– Zepplin, President of Malteser Hilfsdienst Germany, Mr. Ingo Radtke, Secretary General Malteser International, and Mr. Thomas Wessels. President Malteser International Americas visited the Order of Malta Thailand where they were invited for a lunch meeting courtesy of Mr. Chartsiri Sophonpanich at the Bangkok Bank Silom Building . At [...]

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  • 09/08/2018

    Central Eastern Region Day of Reflection

    The Day of Reflection for the central eastern region was held as arranged on the 4 August at the Mary MacKillop Place, North Sydney. Forty Knights and Dames attended including 4 Postulants and we were pleased to have Dr Ian Marshall the National President in our presence also. Our visiting lecturer/moderator was the Rev. Dr [...]

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  • 08/08/2018

    Papal Award to Consouer Margaret O’Donnell

    During the St Patrick's Day School's Mass earlier this year in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Melbourne, in front of a congregation of over 2500, the then Archbishop of Melbourne, Dennis Hart, presented Consouer Margaret O’Donnell with the papal award of the Croce Pro Ecdesia et Pontifice, its accompanying lapel pin, and the formidable testsmur (certificate). The [...]

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  • 06/08/2018

    North-East Region Members and guests Parish visit to Springfield

    On 29 July 14 Knights and Dames, together with guests and Young Order of Malta Volunteers participated in a Parish visit to one of the region’s most dynamic, enthusiastic and growing Parishes, Our Lady of The Southern Cross at Springfield. Parish Priest the Very Rev Mauro Conte celebrated a beautifully Spirit filled Mass together with […]

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  • 25/07/2018

    My name is Cidalia, I want to be a journalist and I have a sponsor!

    Creating Leaders is an Order of Malta scholarship program in Timor-Leste. The Scholarships support underprivileged children, many of whom are orphans, to participate in formal continuing education. Cidalia  is the latest child to be sponsored. She lives in Bebonuk with her three siblings and her parents who work as housekeepers/gardeners. Thanks to sponsorship, she is [...]

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  • 25/07/2018

    Creating Leaders Update: Maria’s experiences at University

    Creating Leaders is an Order of Malta scholarship program in Timor-Leste. The Scholarships support underprivileged children, many of whom are orphans, to participate in formal continuing education. We recently received a letter from one of our Creating Leaders ‘graduates’ Maria, who is now studying medicine at university in Portugal. She is a wonderful example of what the [...]

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  • 12/07/2018

    Malteser International Annual Report 2017

      The Annual Report_Malteser International_2017 is now available to download. In it, you will find information on the achievements of last year, details of its financial development as well as information on our strategic approach to the most pressing humanitarian issues we face in our world today. In many ways, 2017 was an eventful and challenging year […]

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  • 11/07/2018

    Volunteer profile from the Asia Pacific Disabled Youth Camp

    The 2nd Order of Malta Asia Pacific Disabled Youth Camp was held in June and this year the Philippines were host. Team Australia consisted of four participants and their carers as well as two volunteers. We asked one volunteer, Maddy Hardjono to share her experiences of the camp.   Q: Tell us about your experiences [...]

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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.