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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2023

Charitable Works


  • 05/07/2023

    Sell out crowd for Palliative Care Movie Fundraiser

    On Sunday, 2nd July, members of the Order of Malta in Victoria hosted an movie fundraiser, with a showing of the recently released 'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny'. Whilst this has traditionally been an annual event, this was the first fundraiser back after a hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thankfully our supporters [...]

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  • 03/07/2023

    Walk with Christ 2023

    On 11 June, members of the Order of Malta joined more than 10,000 Catholics in Sydney for the 2023 Walk with Christ Procession. This annual Eucharistic Procession through the streets of Sydney exists to make a joyful public proclamation and act of worship towards the person of Jesus Christ (as King), and to invoke His [...]

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  • 01/07/2023

    July 2023 Newsletter now available!

    Our latest newsletter is now available! Download a copy of our July 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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  • 19/06/2023

    Audience of the Grand Master with the Holy Father

    Pope Francis named Cardinal Gianfranco Ghirlanda Patron of the Order of Malta Rome 19 June 2023 - The Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Fra’ John Dunlap, was received in audience by Pope Francis this morning at the Vatican. The meeting, which takes place a few days after the Holy Father was [...]

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  • 16/06/2023

    2023 Coats for the Homeless Distribution in pictures

    5,000 Coats for the Homeless are currently being distributed by our members and volunteers across Australia to the people who call the streets home. The need for this project has never been greater with our distribution teams reporting a much wider cohort of people who are struggling to search for somewhere to call home due [...]

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  • 13/06/2023

    The Intergenerational Sewing Project at Santa Teresa

    The Spirituality Centre at Santa Teresa, in conjunction with the Ltyentye Apurte Catholic School, runs a very successful Intergenerational Sewing Workshop, with Order of Malta member, Cons. Nicole Johnson serving as project coordinator. The workshops aim to assist women in the small Arrernte township about 80 kilometres south-east of Alice Springs, by providing a safe [...]

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  • 07/06/2023

    Available for purchase – Our Lady of Philermos Rose

    PURCHASE A ROSE $35 each + shipping (maximum 10 roses per order) The Our Lady of Philermos Rose project is a new initiative that directly aligns with the mission of the Order of Malta. It has both spiritual significance and offers hands-on engagement with our Lords poor and sick. Volunteers will distribute roses to patients [...]

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  • 31/05/2023

    Outreach Service Expands in Melbourne

    Following the successful launch of the Mobile Community Café at a housing estate in Darebin in December 2022, the project has expanded its services to Reservoir Neighbourhood House (RNH) in East Reservoir.  The RNH is a not-for-profit facility that provides a community space to foster and promote the well-being of local residents. The Mobile Community [...]

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  • 31/05/2023

    2023 Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide Marian Procession

    The Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide Marian Procession began in 1949 and is Australia's longest-running consecutive Catholic event. It is a beautiful opportunity to gather Catholic communities and provide a prayerful experience with Mary at the centre. The Order of Malta's involvement in the Procession also has a long and proud history, with members leading the [...]

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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.