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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2018

Charitable Works


  • 03/05/2018

    Electing a Grand Master: Who, where and what next

    The Council Complete of State of the Sovereign Order of Malta held in Rome on 29 April 2017 elected Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto as Lieutenant of the Grand Master. With the same powers of a Grand Master, the Lieutenant of the Grand Master remains in charge for one year.   As […]

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  • 30/04/2018

    Providing Homeless Women Sanitary Products and Dignity

    The homeless are frequently faced with difficult choices. Sadly for homeless women, one of these is often between buying food or tampons. Thanks to an initiative by the Order of Malta, many of Sydney’s homeless women will no longer have to make this choice. The Knights and Dames of the Order of Malta, increasingly known […]

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  • 23/04/2018

    Nutrition Health Education Session – Prevention rather than cure

    Since the opening of our Medical Clinic in Dili in November, an alarming number of patients have attended suffering from moderate to severe malnutrition. Most of these patients are under the age of five years old. Malnutrition is a major health issue in Timor-Leste. It is the single greatest contributor to premature death and disability […]

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  • 04/04/2018

    Supporting Medical Students achieve Excellence in Bioethics

    Report by Michael Shanahan For many years Members of the Order in WA have supported medical students at the University of Notre Dame for achieving excellence in Philosophy and Ethics with a prize at the annual awards evening and the Catholic Doctors Association WA supporting the Theology prize. However with the change from the MBBS […]

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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.