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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2020

Charitable Works


  • 24/03/2020

    COVID-19: Order of Malta Activities Worldwide

    With its centuries-old hospitaller tradition, the Sovereign Order of Malta is actively participating in the management of the Covid-19 pandemic, both through forms of cooperation with national health services and civil protection corps and with health and social assistance centres. Below are some of the initiatives of associations and relief and volunteer corps in various [...]

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  • 22/03/2020

    Live Streamed Masses by Order of Malta Magistral Chaplain Fr James McCarthy

    Following yesterday’s announcement that all non-essential services in Australia shut down, including places of worship, all Masses said at St Aloysius Cronulla by Order of Malta Magistral Chaplain Fr James McCarthy are now being LIVE STREAMED. No account or login is required. Simply go to The Parish Weekend Schedule will continue as normal (Australia [...]

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  • 22/03/2020

    Covid-19 – Hygiene Packs distributed to the homeless in Melbourne

    Many homeless services across the country have had to stop due to social distancing restrictions, leaving some of the most vulnerable members of our society, with limited resources. Members of the Order of Malta are doing what they can to assist those in their local community. Early Sunday morning, care packs were delivered to the [...]

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  • 21/03/2020

    Grand Master Order of Malta: “Malades and their families in my prayers”

    Dear confreres and consoeurs, dear professionals, volunteers and supporters of the Order of Malta around the world, In this unprecedented moment that is uniting over 150 nations worldwide in facing the same grave challenges, my most profound gratitude goes to the Order of Malta’s Associations, volunteers and relief corps who have been contributing in supporting [...]

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  • 16/03/2020

    Poem from a victim of the 2020 Australian Bushfires

    So how are you? We’re going okay, I say. Back to normal then? You must be... It’s been nearly three months, You’re back at work So good on you, you’re back to normal. I feel like I’ve been punched in the gut Back to normal ?? Are you kidding? I walk and talk the same [...]

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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.