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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 13/10/2016

    Haiti: Malteser International provides emergency aid to devastated areas

    Flooding leads to concerns of potential epidemic Hurricane Matthew has unleased devastation on Haiti, costing more than 1,000 people their lives according to local officials, and leaving more than half a million people in desperate need of aid in the slums of the capital Port-au-Prince. Malteser International staff are helping with initial clearance work – […]

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  • 06/10/2016

    Haiti: Malteser International prepares emergency relief after Hurricane Matthew

    Staff on the ground mobilize aid to help people affected by severe flooding Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti at around 7am local time on Tuesday, unleashing widespread destruction and flooding.  Malteser International staff on the ground are mobilizing aid in order to help those affected. “Our staff in Port-au-Prince are doing everything that they can to […]

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  • 06/10/2016

    The Sixth Asia Pacific Conference in Seoul

    For the first time in its over 900 years of history, the Order of Malta has held a conference in South Korea. From 22 to 25 September some 50 delegates from the Grand Magistry in Rome and from the South East Asian, Australian and Far Eastern countries where the Order is present participated in the […]

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  • 30/09/2016

    Syria: New wave of air attacks follows end of ceasefire

    Malteser International condemns bombing of aid workers and civilians An incubator in the Aleppo children’s hospital before the beginning of the siege. The hospital provided outpatient care to around 4,000 children in the last month alone. Photo: Mustafa Soltan Cologne: The situation for civilians in Syria is set to worsen after an attack on an […]

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  • 22/09/2016

    Syria: New wave of air attacks follow end of ceasefire

    Malteser International condemns bombing of aid workers and civilians The situation for civilians in Syria is set to worsen after an attack on an aid convoy of 31 trucks on Monday evening led to a complete cessation of UN aid deliveries in the country. The convoy was clearly marked as an aid shipment, and was […]

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  • 12/09/2016

    South Sudan: Crisis countries are host countries

    Malteser International delivers quick emergency relief The ongoing unrest in South Sudan is responsible for a continued flight to already poverty-stricken and financially strained neighboring countries. Around 800,000 South Sudanese people have already left their home of origin. Even in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country itself dependent on international aid, more than […]

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  • 26/08/2016

    Iraq: Large numbers of refugees indicate imminent attack

    “Our colleagues have observed increased refugee movement in the Mosul area. This indicates an imminent offensive to free the city of Mosul.” says Sid Peruvemba, Programme Director of Malteser International. In order to help people, Malteser International is increasing medical emergency relief for refugees in Makhmur. Since the Iraqi government began an offensive against ISIS […]

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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.