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Order of Malta Australia

Around the world

  • 05/12/2018

    Fighting Leprosy in Cambodia

    All year round, Campagne Internationale de l’Ordre de Malte contre la Lèpre's (CIOMAL) teams travel the provinces of Cambodia to fight leprosy and help those affected and their families live decent lives. Robust sturdy vehicles are indispensable to their mission. For over 25 years, CIOMAL’s teams have crisscrossed Cambodia to be as close as possible [...]

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  • 27/11/2018

    Malteser International receives WHO certification for its Emergency Medical Team

    . Malteser International is pleased to announce its emergency medical team (EMT) has been certified by the World Health Organization (WHO). Following a verification site visit by representatives from the WHO on Thursday, November 22 2018, Malteser International’s emergency medical team was successfully classified as EMT Type 1 Fixed. As a WHO-certified EMT, Malteser International [...]

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  • 26/11/2018

    Over 800 children in Bebonuk benefit from campaign against Intestinal Parasites

    In October the Order of Malta Medical Clinic, Timor-Leste participated in a nationwide campaign against Intestinal Parasites, run by the  Ministry of Health. Through the Centre for Health-Comoro, and with the help of seven community volunteers, our Clinic Team member Adam, administered than 800 qualified children in the community of Bebonuk. The Order of Malta […]

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  • 14/11/2018

    Lunch Box Service in Korea supports World Day of the Poor

    Around the world, organisations of the Order of Malta are supporting the second World Day of the Poor, which falls on Sunday 18 November, established by the Holy Father Francis with the theme ‘let us love, not wit words but with deeds’. On 14 November, The Order of Malta Korea and it’s volunteers gathered for […]

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  • 07/11/2018

    Order of Malta’s 48th association established in Hong Kong, third in Asia

    After establishing its Singapore association in 2006, the Order of Malta has continued to increase its presence in the Asian continent. On 17 October last, the Sovereign Council approved the creation of the Hong Kong association. This is the Order of Malta’s 48th national association worldwide, the third in Asia after Singapore and Philippines, this [...]

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  • 07/11/2018

    President of the Order of Malta Korea has audience with Pope Francis

    On 18 October, Yongmaan Park, President of the Order of Malta Korea had audience with the Holy Father. He introduced himself as the President of the Order of Malta Korea and the Chairman of Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry and said that, with the understanding of corporate social responsibility, he would take care of [...]

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  • 07/11/2018

    Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: a month later, Malteser International still supporting reconstruction of health facilities

    A month after the deadly earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta, Malteser International, is supporting its Indonesian partner, YAKKUM with the repair and rehabilitation of damaged health centers on the island of Sulawesi. In addition to the assistance for reconstruction and rehabilitation, Malteser International has also [...]

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  • 16/10/2018

    Order of Malta National Day in Italy to promote health and solidarity

    The National Day of the Order of Malta in Italy, devoted to the promotion of health and solidarity, was held for the first time on 13 October. From 9 am to 7 pm, it was possible to have free blood-pressure tests and a doctor’s assessment in eleven Italian cities. Together with basic health information, the [...]

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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.