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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 07/10/2018

    Indonesia: Malteser International’s assessment team have reached Jakarta

    Access to people affected extremely difficult Malteser International’s assessment team has landed in Jakarta on Wednesday to discuss relief efforts with local partners as Indonesia responds to the devastating 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit the island of Sulawesi on Friday, September 28. Access to affected populations remains challenging. “The severe infrastructural damage has made [...]

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  • 03/09/2018

    Rohingya refugee crisis: one year on

    One year after Rohingya crisis, thousands of lives saved, but challenges remain In August 2017, a brutal campaign of violence drove about 680,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to the coastal city of Cox's Bazar in neighboring Bangladesh. Malteser International immediately responded, providing healthcare for wounded and sick refugees in Bangladesh. A year later, the challenges [...]

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  • 23/08/2018

    Members in Thailand Support Flood Victims in Laos

    ollowing the torrential rain from tropical storms Son-Tinh and Bebinca,  over 236,000 people in 79 districts of 14 provinces in Thailand have been affected by floods from the middle of July to the middle of August. As many as 11,500 people have been displaced and now live in temporary shelters. About 120 schools have been damaged, posing [...]

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  • 23/08/2018

    Meeting with Malteser International at Bangkok Bank

    On 13 July, Dr. Constantin von Brandenstein– Zepplin, President of Malteser Hilfsdienst Germany, Mr. Ingo Radtke, Secretary General Malteser International, and Mr. Thomas Wessels. President Malteser International Americas visited the Order of Malta Thailand where they were invited for a lunch meeting courtesy of Mr. Chartsiri Sophonpanich at the Bangkok Bank Silom Building . At [...]

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  • 12/07/2018

    Malteser International Annual Report 2017

      The Annual Report_Malteser International_2017 is now available to download. In it, you will find information on the achievements of last year, details of its financial development as well as information on our strategic approach to the most pressing humanitarian issues we face in our world today. In many ways, 2017 was an eventful and challenging year […]

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  • 11/07/2018

    Volunteer profile from the Asia Pacific Disabled Youth Camp

    The 2nd Order of Malta Asia Pacific Disabled Youth Camp was held in June and this year the Philippines were host. Team Australia consisted of four participants and their carers as well as two volunteers. We asked one volunteer, Maddy Hardjono to share her experiences of the camp.   Q: Tell us about your experiences [...]

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  • 02/07/2018

    July 2018 Newsletter is now available

    Our July 2018 Newsletter contains project updates, upcoming events and emergency intervention You can download a copy or read the articles online. Our newsletter is distributed three times a year. If you would like to be added to the distribution list, please email your postal address to Videos: News reports on the election of the 80th […]

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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.