This website uses technical and assimilated cookies as well as user-profiling third party cookies in a grouped format to simplify online navigation and to protect the use of services. To find out more or to refuse consent to the use of one or any of the cookies, click here. Closing this banner, browsing this page or clicking on anything will be taken as consent to the use of cookies.


Order of Malta Australia

Year 2022

Charitable Works


  • 08/05/2022

    Mother’s Day: Order of Malta in Brisbane serve over 100 meals through ECM

    Celebrating Mother's Day, the Order of Malta in Brisbane helped to prepare and serve a special bacon, egg and sausage BBQ to over 100 people, through the Emmanuel City Mission (ECM) Homeless Sanctuary. Volunteers from the Order of Malta, ECM and the Australian Catholic University (ACU) worked happily together in providing welcoming meals, friendly conversations [...]

    Read more
  • 07/05/2022

    Order of Malta returns to Lourdes following hiatus during pandemic

    The Sanctuary at Lourdes, France has reopened and been made ready for pilgrims after being closed for two years due to Covid-19. In the first weekend of May, the first large scale pilgrimage group to return to Lourdes was the Order of Malta for their 64th International Pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady and [...]

    Read more
  • 06/05/2022

    The latest interventions of the Order of Malta in Ukraine and neighbouring region

    Offices and equipment of the Order of Malta have been destroyed in Mariupol Under the coordination of Malteser International, the Order of Malta is continuing to provide relief to the Ukrainian population distributing medical equipment, food, hygiene kits and ensuring psycho-social support in Ukraine and in the surrounding countries. Only within Ukraine the relief operations [...]

    Read more
  • 11/04/2022

    Shipment of aid sent to Tonga to assist disaster victims

    Photos courtesy of Giovanni Portelli /  The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney In January the world was stunned by a volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami in Tonga that devastated the islands, leaving homes and livelihoods destroyed. Immediate aid became difficult. The small island nation was all but cut off from the outside world as damaged fibre-optic cables [...]

    Read more
  • 07/04/2022

    Helping Youth understand the Catechism of the Catholic Church

    Ahead of Easter, members of the Order of Malta in Darwin have donated over 50 copies of YouCat for kids, for distribution through the Diocese office. YouCat, short for Youth Catechism of the Catholic Church, is a publication that aims to be an aid for youth (and parents) to better understand the Catechism of the [...]

    Read more
  • 30/03/2022

    RECRUITING: Volunteer Support Coordinator, Mercy Health

    Mercy Palliative Care Fixed Term Full Time ABOUT THE ROLE: Summary of the role: Join Mercy's friendly team and provider of palliative care services in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Their aim is to maximise the quality of life of our patients by the provision of high standard palliative care in the community. Based in [...]

    Read more
  • 28/03/2022

    Order of Malta Hospitallers gather near Rome to discuss main goals and challenges

    The 28th Hospitaller Conference opened of Friday 25 March 20222 in Sacrofano, a few kilometres from Rome. Some 100 participants including national association’s hospitallers and representatives of the Order of Malta’s many relief and volunteers corps attended, including  Australian Hospitaller, Conf. John Murphy. The conference is the first to take place since the Covid pandemic [...]

    Read more



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.