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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 18/08/2020

    VIDEO: Order of Malta response to Beirut Explosion

    Malteser International and the Lebanese Association of the Knights of Malta have been responding in Beirut in the aftermath of last week's explosion at the city's port. The explosion killed more than 200 people and injured over 6,000. We responded by providing urgent medical care to people affected in our mobile units. Donate now to [...]

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  • 13/08/2020

    Lebanon update: Order of Malta responds as the situations unfolds

    Following the terrible explosion in Beirut last week, National Hospitaller John Murphy was on the international conference call hosted by the Global Fund for Forgotten People in the early hours of Friday morning to be updated on the Order's response as it unfolds in this holy land directly from H.E. Marwan Sehnaoui-President of the Lebanese [...]

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  • 07/08/2020

    #PrayforLebanon – Members and volunteers pray the Rosary for our bretheren in Beruit

    Following the devastating explosion in Lebanon, Members of the Order of Malta's Australian Executive Council joined Candidates, volunteers and family including Lebanese-Australian volunteers to pray the Rosary for our brethren in Beruit. The Lebanese Association of the Knights of Malta (LAKM), Malteser International’s partner on the ground were swift into action treating casualties and mobilising [...]

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  • 06/08/2020

    Beirut explosion: Malteser International mobilizes support for people affected

    Hospitals in Beirut suffered extensive damage, including a hospital supported by our partner, the Lebanese Association of the Knights of Malta (LAKM). Photo: LAKM/Malteser International Beirut. On Tuesday evening in Lebanon’s capital city of Beirut, a massive explosion at the port sent an enormous blast wave that devastated communities within a 10km radius, leaving at [...]

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  • 10/06/2020

    South Africa: Order of Malta staving off starvation

    When bushfires were ravaging many parts of Australia earlier this year, we were overwhelmed by the support received from the associations of the Order of Malta abroad. “Associations from the America’s, Europe and Asia sent us their support through prayers and financial assistance were so generous and caring, we were humbled” explained National Hospitaller, John [...]

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  • 04/05/2020

    Covid 19: Food bags for those experiencing financial hardship

    The Order of Malta Thailand continues to deliver much needed food bags to the residents of Klong Toey, mostly to the elderly, single parents and large families who are experiencing extreme financial hardship due to Covid 19. In addition, the Order of Malta have also been able to distribute additional items with the food bags [...]

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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.