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Order of Malta Australia


7 wheelchairs delivered to needy in Diocese of Udom Thani


On Wednesday 28th October the Order of Malta Thailand donated seven wheelchairs to the community of St.Gerard Church, Khon Kaen, Diocese of Udom Thani some 550km from Bangkok. Fr.Paiboon Udomdej distributed the wheelchairs on behalf of the Members.

The Wheelchair Project has been running since 2016. The wheelchairs are purchased and  distributed to the sick and poor, many living in dire poverty, 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.

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.