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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2023

Charitable Works


  • 28/04/2023

    Memorial Rosary for Confrere H.E. Dr Ian Marshall AM AE KC*SG KGCMG(Ob) GCM

    On 18 April 2023, the National President, Sub-Priory Regent and over 30 Order of Malta Members and friends shared an online Rosary for the repose of the soul of Confrere H.E. Dr Ian Marshall AM AE KC*SG KGCMG(Ob) GCM. Ian’s leadership as a former National President, National Hospitaller, and Queensland Chairperson, was dedicated to the [...]

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  • 23/04/2023

    The election of the Grand Master taking place on 3 May 2023

    The Chapter of Professed and the Council Complete of State has been convened The Council Complete of State has been convened for 3 May 2023. It is tasked to elect the next Grand Master, the first after the promulgation of the new Constitutional Charter and Code. The convocation was made by letter – jointly signed [...]

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  • 06/04/2023

    Funeral of Confrère Dr Ian Marshall, AM AE KC*SG KGCMG (Ob) GCM

    Yesterday we bid farewell to a much loved, respected and distinguished member of the Order of Malta Australia.   Confrère Dr Ian Marshall, AM AE KC*SG KGCMG (Ob) GCM was devoted to the service of the sick and the poor, through his work as a doctor and his work in the Order, where he served [...]

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  • 06/04/2023

    2022 Order of Malta Palliative Care Award

    Congratulation to Elizabeth O'Flaherty, a second year nursing student at ACU Banyo Campus, who received the 2022 Order of Malta Palliative Care Award. On receiving the award, Elizabeth commented; “Caring for older persons throughout the last stages of their life is an enormous privilege. Nurses play a pivotal role in providing patient-centred, holistic care and [...]

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  • 28/03/2023

    Marching for the Unborn with our Chaplains

    Image courtesy of Photos by Giovanni Portelli/Life & Family Institute Members and volunteers of The Order were highly visible in support of the annual Day of the Unborn Child held at St Mary’s Cathedral and along the streets of Sydney’s CBD district.  Thousands attended the Mass and participated in the march, a very public Catholic [...]

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  • 09/03/2023

    Order of Malta Members receive Motorsport Awards

    Confrere Derek Pingel was recently awarded Life Membership of Motorsport Australia, the highest honour one can receive in the Motorsport industry. This acknowledgement highlights Derek’s many decades of support and dedication to motorsport and its development in Australia. Confrere Chris McMahon received the 2022 FIA Senior Official of the Year from the Fédération Internationale de [...]

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  • 05/03/2023

    Lenten Retreat at Holy Cross Retreat Centre in Victoria

    21 members from Darwin, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne gathered at the Holy Cross Retreat Centre for a Lenten Retreat organized by the Subpriory of the Immaculate Conception. The retreat ran from 28 February to 4 March 2023. A further 27 members from the South-Eastern Region joined on the last day for a Day of Reflection. Rev Dr Kevin [...]

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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.