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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2021

Charitable Works


  • 18/06/2021

    CASE STUDY: Coats for the Homeless Distribution in Northern NSW

    Pictured left to right: Volunteer Pat, Leanne and Bryan from Mary's Place St Vincent de Paul Society and Order of Malta member Andrew.  Northern NSW has in recent years experienced a massive influx of people. The holiday hotspots of Ballina, Lennox Head, Byron Bay and Brunswick Heads have not only transformed into year-round holiday destinations, [...]

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  • 18/06/2021

    Cardinal Tomasi meets Professed members

    Focus of the meeting: reform of the life of the Order of Malta’s religious Cardinal Silvano Maria Tomasi, the Pope’s Special Delegate to the Sovereign Order of Malta, yesterday met the members of the First Class with the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ Marco Luzzago. The purpose of the meeting is to take stock [...]

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  • 04/06/2021

    School supplies for students in Nauiyu

    On Wednesday 2 June, members of the Order of Malta in the Northern Territory visited St Francis Catholic Primary School on the banks of the Daly River, two hours south of Darwin. The local community has a population of around 510 people is and 86 percent Aboriginal. Whilst English is spoken by most residents, Ngan’gikuruggurr [...]

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  • 27/05/2021

    Member invested as invested as a Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy

    Pictured: Member of the Order of Malta Australia, Carlo Randazzo and Italian Ambassador, Her Excellency Francesca Tardioli On 21 May 2021 Confrére Carlo Randazzo was invested as a Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy with the prenominal title of Cavaliere for his long, devoted service as the Honorary Vice-Consul for Italy in [...]

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  • 13/05/2021

    COLD. WET. COVID-19. The homeless are more vulnerable than ever this winter.

    Like the rest of the world the Order of Malta Australia has adapted to operate under ‘COVID-normal’. For the rough-sleepers we serve, further to the usual challenges the winter weather brings, they now have the additional obstacles that COVID-19 presents. The Order of Malta is committed to continue assisting the homeless face the health challenges [...]

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  • 12/05/2021

    HELPERS NEEDED – Gardening Assistance to Elderly

    Following the success of our last Gardening Day, another has been scheduled for the first Saturday of June! Our Order of Malta volunteers will be back out in Cronulla, NSW helping the elderly residents in their gardens. Please email for more information Tweet

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  • 07/05/2021

    Australian Association’s President visits Darwin operations

      At the beginning of May, the President of the Australian Association, the Hon. James Douglas, KHD visited the Order of Malta's operations in the Northern Territory. As part of this visit, he presented our Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem Bishop Charles Victor Emmanuel Gauci with his cross as a Chaplain of the Order. The President [...]

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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.