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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2020

Charitable Works


  • 10/07/2020

    Food hampers for foreign students in Tasmania impacted by Covid-19

    In Tasmania, members have assisted foreign students who do not qualify for support from either the Commonwealth or State governments, by providing emergency food hampers. Many have lost their student jobs necessary to pay for their rent, food, tuition, transport and are unable to fly home during the pandemic. Pedro (pictured) is a UTAS post [...]

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  • 30/06/2020

    Our July 2020 Newsletter is now available!

    Our latest newsletter is now available! Download a copy of our July 2020 Newsletter If you wish to be added to our distribution list, please register your details using our online form and we will send you a copy. Want to read the stories online? Visit our News Area. Tweet

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  • 18/06/2020

    Medical Clinic Timor-Leste – Planning for long term sustainability

    The Order of Malta medical clinic in Dili continues to provide world class medical treatment to the people of Timor-Leste. However the funding for this facility has been dependent on one-off grants and large gifts from individual donors. A major goal for the clinic in 2020 is to increase the clinic's capabilities to include radiology [...]

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  • 17/06/2020

    Order of Malta Asia Pacific Covid-19 Response – #WeFight

    Pictured: A small group of members gathered to assemble the homeless hygiene packs in South Melbourne. The operation was controlled with social distancing, masks and hand sanitiser The Order of Malta has been committed to serving the sick and poor for over 900 years. In this time, we have confronted diseases, natural disasters and wars. [...]

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  • 16/06/2020

    Candidates Australia wide have commenced their year of preparation

    In scene that is being repeated nationwide, candidates are meeting with our Chaplains and sponsors to start their year of preparation. Principal Chaplain for the Sub-Priory of the immaculate Conception Fr Gerald O’Collins AC SJ met with three candidates last night to accompany them as they commence their year of preparation. Working from the new [...]

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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.