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Order of Malta Australia


  • 14/04/2024

    Day of the Unborn Child Procession in Sydney

    Yesterday, members of the Order of Malta joined the procession of faithful Catholics in the streets of Sydney Australia for the annual Day of the Unborn Child, a day in commemoration for all life tragically lost through abortion. The Day of the Unborn Child has been celebrated in Sydney since the year 2000. This year’s [...]

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  • 10/04/2024

    Members visit Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Caloundra

    Divine Mercy Sunday saw members, our new candidate Rachel, plus family and friends of the North Eastern Region visit the vibrant Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast. We were welcomed by Associate Pastor Fr Gerard Lai. Fr Gerard led the Eucharistic celebration, giving an uplifting explanation of the relatively new […]

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  • 24/03/2024

    Creating Leaders Alumni update – a student passionate about medicine.

    Creating Leaders is an Order of Malta scholarship program in Timor-Leste that has been running for over 10 years and supports underprivileged children to participate in formal continuing education. One of our Creating Leaders alumni, Maria, is now studing medicine in Portugal. She recently shared with us an update on her life since graduating from the [...]

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  • 20/03/2024

    RECORDING: An Hour of Reflection with the Very Rev Fr Morgan Batt

    “The Old Testament (Hebrew Scriptures) foretells the Crucifixion in so many ways. What about the resurrection?” This Lenten journey we consider the scriptures foretelling or hoping for resurrection.  An Hour of Reflection with the Very Rev Fr Morgan Batt, ‘Padre’, Magistral Chaplain Order of Malta Recording Link: Reflection with Fr Morgan Batt – 16 Mar 2024 […]

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  • 19/03/2024

    Submit your Prayer Intentions – Order of Malta Lourdes Pilgrimage

    Members of the Order of Malta will be making a pilgrimage to Lourdes in early May. This is an annual activity of the Order of Malta internationally. They will be carrying all of our supporters in their prayers at Lourdes in gratitude of their support of our charitable works. If there are specific needs you […]

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  • 14/03/2024

    Krakow hosts 30th International Hospitaller Conference

    “Roll up our sleeves and serve with competence”. This will be the focus of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta’s 30th International Hospitallers Conference, scheduled from 15 to 17 March in Krakow, Poland. A place chosen to stress closeness to the war-battered Ukrainian population and to underline the enormous humanitarian effort made by all the […]

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  • 14/03/2024

    Volunteer opportunities currently recruiting

    We care for people in need. Order of Malta Volunteers work both in local regions and nationally with members of the Association on existing projects, creating their own projects as well as involvement in activities to share and develop their Catholic faith. We are currently seeking volunteers for the following opportunities: NSW Sydney CBD Community [...]

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  • 29/02/2024

    The war in Ukraine continues. So does our work.

    Two years after the beginning of the Russian invasion in Ukraine, the Order of Malta’s international aid agency, Malteser International, together with the Order of Malta relief organisations in Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia, continue to aid the Ukrainian people. Every day, people affected by the war are confronted with new challenges. Medical care, [...]

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  • 27/02/2024

    Call to service – 2025 Jubilee celebrations in Rome

    The Holy Father has asked us the Order of Malta to provide medical assistance to pilgrims in the four Papal Basilicas and in St Peter's Square for all Jubilee weeks (15/12/2024-11/01/2026). Please find below some further information about the volunteer roles and the shift structure: This service will be carried out by groups of four [...]

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  • 22/02/2024

    Read to Learn Volunteers needed in Melbourne

    Read to Learn involves members and volunteers of the Order of Malta and students from Australian Catholic University providing one-on-one tutoring during weekly sessions to students identified as requiring additional support to develop their reading and literacy skills. We are seeking volunteers who can commit to semester 1 of this program. - Induction session on [...]

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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.