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Order of Malta Australia


Australian members awarded Cross of Commander pro Merito Melitensi by the Grand Master


On Sunday 24 November, members of the Australian Association of the Order of Malta, The Hon Gregory Crafter AO and Mr James Varghese AM were awarded Cross of Commander pro Merito Melitensi.

They were granted with a Decree “Motu Proprio” of the Grand Master on 7 November 2019.

The Knightly Order pro Merito Melitensi is given in recognition of those activities that have conferred honour and prestige on the Sovereign Military Order of Malta.

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.