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Order of Malta Australia


Ambulance staff training continues in Timor-Leste



The training group

The Order’s rehabilitation efforts of the Timor-Leste ambulance service continues. 40 participants have just completed 3 days of intensive basic ambulance training for in Emera (approximately 2 and a half hours from Dili). Participants included two ambulance crews, staff from the Bakhita Medical Clinic, police, teachers, USAID staff, ambulance volunteers, nurses and the district administrator.


In action – participants learn basic life support, trauma and disaster management.

The training course, run by the Order of Malta in Timor-Leste is nationally accredited by the Ministry of Health in Timor-Leste and is now a qualification in its own right.

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.