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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2023

Charitable Works


  • 09/10/2023

    New homeless food service in Palmerston, NT

    On Saturday 7 October, Order of Malta members and volunteers in the Northern Territory prepared and distributed 70 meals to the homeless in Palmerston. The food parcels, prepared, packed and distributed by our members and volunteers consist of a cooked meal, salad, fruit, buttered bread, a sweet and a bottle of water. The program aims [...]

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  • 02/10/2023

    Darwin Bishop Charles Gauci reflects on “Spring and New Begins”.

    On 30 September 2023, Maltese-born Darwin Bishop Charles Gauci, Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem Order of Malta, led over 20 members and friends in an online reflection upon “Spring and New Begins”. This link provides video and audio recordings of Bishop Charles’ reflection: Reflection with Bishop Charles Gauci - 30 Sep 2023 Embracing the hope and renewal of [...]

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  • 29/09/2023

    October 2023 Newsletter is now available!

    Our latest newsletter is now available! Download a copy of our October 2023 Newsletter. If you wish to be added to our distribution list, please register your details using our online form. Want to read the stories online? Visit our News Area. Visit our online store, make a donation or enquire about volunteering. Tweet

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  • 25/09/2023

    Creating Leaders Scholarships – breaking the poverty cycle

    Creating Leaders is an Order of Malta scholarship program in Timor-Leste. The Scholarships support underprivileged children to participate in formal continuing education. Like many developing countries, Timor-Leste has high levels of poverty and low national human development. Education is an important vehicle to employment, independence, social and political empowerment and consequently, national development. However, a [...]

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  • 13/09/2023

    Dedication of Our Lady of Philermos roses

    On the Feast Day of Our Lady this weekend, an outside mass at Villa Maria Hunters Hill Sydney was celebrated by  Father Aliki. This was followed by  a dedication for “Our Lady of Philermos” roses planted surrounding a statue of “Our Lady”. Order of Malta member, Cons. Deirdre Page organised the event with Fr Aliki, [...]

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  • 13/09/2023

    Order of Malta Christmas Cards available for purchase

     $45 for a pack of 10 (plus postage) We are all living in an age that is increasingly secular and sadly Christmas cards with the image of Jesus Christ are becoming scarce. By sending loved ones a personal Christmas  card celebrating the birth of Jesus you have the opportunity to respond to the challenge and effectively defend our [...]

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  • 07/09/2023

    Prayer Book – Grand Priory of England – AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

    A beautifully produced comprehensive and illustrated book of prayers, offices and ceremonials for the Order of Malta. This book is published by the Grand Priory of England on high quality paper. Designed to fit in your pocket and as a companion piece to the Rule of Blessed Raymond Du Puy. $75 + SHIPPING. BUY NOW [...]

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  • 07/09/2023

    Growing the Order’s Mission in Timor-Leste

    The Order of Malta Medical Clinic in Timor-Leste has introduced regular nutrition classes, to assist in its missions to improve maternal and infant health and wellbeing. The people of Timor-Leste continue to suffer the highest malnutrition rate in South-East Asia. Malnutrition is the single greatest contributor to premature death and disability as it weakens the [...]

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  • 04/09/2023

    Survival bags and wheelchairs distributed in Thailand

    Since 2016, the Order of Malta Thailand has been running ‘The Wheelchair Project’. The project involves wheelchairs being purchased and distributed to the sick and poor in towns and remote villages. The wheelchairs provide the recipients with greater independence as they are otherwise usually reliant on family to move from their beds.   This year, [...]

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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.