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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2019

Charitable Works


  • 21/11/2019

    Regional Hospitaller, Danny Higgins awarded Community Leader Award

    Community-minded: Catholic Church Insurance regional manager Hugh Easton (left) presents Danny Higgins with the Community Leader of the Year Award 2019. Credit: Catholic Leader. Original article published in Catholic Leader, November 21, 2019 COMMUNITY Leader of the Year award winner Danny Higgins said he draws his strength from Christ’s example as he ministers to those [...]

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  • 13/11/2019

    This Christmas please consider a Coat for the Homeless on your gift list

    As we approach the end of 2019 and start preparations for Christmas, members of the Order of Malta Australia would like to thank everyone who has supported our activities this year. In 2019 our projects have made a huge difference to some of the most vulnerable people in our community and our sincerest appreciation goes [...]

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  • 13/11/2019

    World Day of the Poor 2019

    On the occasion of the Third World Day of the Poor, which is celebrated on Sunday 17 November, the Sovereign Order of Malta is once again organising numerous initiatives to bear witness to its daily presence alongside people in need, in 120 countries around the world. In a letter to all heads of diplomatic missions, [...]

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  • 03/11/2019

    South Eastern Region Annual Mass for the Faithful Departed

    On Sunday 3 November 2019 at 10.30am, members of the South Eastern Region attended the Annual Mass for the Faithful Departed at the Carmelite Monastery in Kew. The Mass was Celebrated by the Most Rev Terence Curtin, Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne and Conventual Chaplain ad Honorem. Members were joined by the Carmelite Sisters and local [...]

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  • 29/10/2019

    2019 Asia Pacific Camp for Disabled Youth in Hong Kong

    The third summer camp for the disabled young in the Asian and Pacific area took place from October 23 – 26, 2019 in Hong Kong. It was full of an atmosphere of excitement and enthusiasm, and was also gifted with fine weather. The Order of Malta’s Hong Kong Association and its volunteers received the guests [...]

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  • 27/10/2019

    Order of Malta provides support to flood victims in Ubon Ratchathani

    During September and October, Thailand is accustomed to heavy rain and at times flooding especially in the North East which is the heart land of rice farming industry. However this year neither the government nor the local people were prepared for the devastation of storms Podul and Kajiki that arrived early September and effected 400,000 [...]

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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.