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Order of Malta Australia


  • 14/08/2023

    Annual retreat – The Order uniting heaven and earth

    20 members, volunteers and a candidate attended the Subpriory of The Immaculate Conception's winter silent retreat at the Mount Carmel Retreat Centre, Varroville, NSW from 7 to 12 August. Fr Anthony Robbie, Conventual Chaplain ad honorem, led the retreat with the theme “The Order uniting heaven and earth”. Included in the conferences was practical advice [...]

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  • 26/07/2023

    Meet the tutor – Read to Learn

    The Order of Malta and Australian Catholic University (ACU) Community Hub in Melbourne run a Read to Learn program in partnership with Preston North East Primary School. Read to Learn aims to support primary school children from culturally and linguistically diverse and refugee backgrounds, who have also been identified as requiring additional support to develop their reading and [...]

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  • 14/07/2023

    Annual Report 2022 | Malteser International

    The International Relief Agency of the Order of Malta, Malteser International’s Annual Report 2022 is now available. We would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank you everyone who has supported the Order of Malta's International aid activities that have reached more than 4.3 million people in need – in 134 projects across 36 [...]

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  • 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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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.