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Order of Malta Australia

Around the world

  • 07/12/2017

    Day of the Poor – food distribution by Members in Thailand

    As announced by His Holiness Pope Francis, 19th November, 2017 marked the first Day Of The Poor. It was therefore with great honor and commitment that the Members and Friends of the Order of Malta in Thailand took the challenge to assist the Diocese of Nakaornsawan to donate 300 bags of dry food to the […]

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  • 09/11/2017

    Two Knights invested in Wellington, New Zealand

    On the 28th October, two knights were invested at the Chapel of the Sisters of Compassion, Island Bay in Wellington, New Zealand. The mass was concelebrated by His eminence John Cardinal Dew CSj, His Excellency Archbishop Martin Krebs, Apolostic Nuncio and Rev Father James Lyons. The Order of Malta’s President of the Australian Association was […]

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  • 06/11/2017

    Coats for the Homeless distribution in New Zealand

    Thanks to the efforts of Members in New Zealand, the Coats for the Homeless project has expanded to New Zealand. A quarter of the Coats were distributed to the city of Gisborne on the East Coast of the North Island. They were distributed to those in need through the Te Kupenga Net Trust, a local […]

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  • 04/10/2017

    Earthquake Relief in Mexico

    Communities in Oaxaca and Mexico City receive food kits and medical care Aid distribution in Oaxaca. Photo: Order of Malta Mexico The Mexican Association of the Order of Malta has been caring for the wounded and sick after two devastating earthquakes hit Mexico in September. Less than two weeks after an earthquake struck Oaxaca on […]

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  • 22/09/2017

    Mexico Earthquake: Malteser International to support relief measures

    Malteser International is prepared to support relief efforts in Mexico following the devastating earthquake that struck on September 19. A team of volunteers from the local aid service of the Order of Malta has been dispatched to Mexico City to provide urgent rescue and first-aid measures. The magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit central and southern Mexico, […]

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  • 11/09/2017

    Creating Leaders Scholarship student to start studying medicine

    In May we reported on one of our Creating Leaders Scholarship students, Maria, who was part of team that became finalists in a worldwide physics competition for high school students sponsored by the renowned European Centre for Particle Physics (CERN), located in Geneva, Switzerland. The Creating Leaders Scholarship Program started in 2014. Maria was one of […]

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  • 04/09/2017

    Hurricane Harvey: Malteser International assists relief efforts in emergency shelters

    Malteser International is working with aid organizations in the United States of America to coordinate relief efforts for residents of the Houston area in Texas. Tropical storm Hurricane Harvey has been officially downgraded, but the storm has made a second landfall in Louisiana. “However millions of people continue to be threatened by the unprecedented flooding.” […]

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  • 31/08/2017

    Members donate food to poor who attend the Feast of the Annunciation

    On the Occasion of celebrating the Annunciation, at the Annunciation church at Taklee, His Grace Bishop Pibul of Nakorn Sawan Diocese, chaired the distribution of rice, cooking oil, and dried food donated by Members of the Order of Malta in Thailand to the disabled and poor who attend the ceremony, most of them Buddhist, from […]

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  • 31/08/2017

    Hurricane Harvey: Standing in Solidarity with affected people

    Disaster Relief Experts from Malteser International arrive in Texas  In the wake of devastating flooding after Hurricane Harvey, disaster relief experts from Malteser International have arrived in the US-State of Texas to support the American associations of the Order of Malta in providing aid on the ground. Members of the Order of Malta are already […]

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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.