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Order of Malta Australia

Around the world

  • 12/02/2016

    Celebrating World Day of The Sick

    On World Day of the Sick (11th February 2016), Member of the Order Confrere Adrian Borg-Cardona and Dr. Anan met with Fr. Pairat Sriprasert, Secretary General for Caritas Thailand, to donate 15 medical bags which will be used by the  Camilian Task Force mobile clinics in North of Thailand. The bags will be distributed to the medical […]

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  • 11/02/2016

    Syria: Malteser International aids people fleeing from Aleppo

    225 tents and a mobile medical center erected in no man’s land Tens of thousands of people remain trapped at the Turkish-Syrian border. Camps are being set up in the no man’s land between Turkey and Syria to save as many of them as possible from having to spend the cold nights in the open. […]

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  • 08/02/2016

    Malteser International – for a life in health and dignity!

    60 Years of humanitarian relief Malteser International is the worldwide humanitarian relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta. Its mandate is to provide relief and recovery during and following conflicts and disasters. They are primarily active in the field of health, in which they have almost 60 years of continuous experience. Christian values and humanitarian principles form the […]

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  • 08/02/2016

    Malteser International strengthens emergency aid for Syrians fleeing Aleppo

    Humanitarian situation set to worsen despite commitments at donor conference Tens of thousands of people are fleeing towards the Turkish border from Aleppo, as Syrian government forces advance. Malteser International is planning the distribution of tents and other aid for the newly arriving displaced people, and is already distributing 1,000 blankets as a first measure. […]

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  • 01/02/2016

    1,000 Coats gifted to the Homeless in Rome at Christmas

    This Christmas, 1,000 of our Coats for the Homeless were distributed to the rough sleepers of Rome. The donation was requested by a Member of the Order in the UK, Confrere Simon Grenfell, who on learning about this Australian project thought it would be the ideal Christmas gift from the Order of Malta to Rome’s […]

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  • 29/01/2016

    Video: The Lourdes Experience

    The Singapore Association’s Lourdes Experience 2014 video captures the Lourdes Experience for those unable to attend the Marian Shrine of Lourdes in France. The 2016 Order of Malta Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes will be from Friday 29th April to Tuesday 3rd May 2016. Visit our News Area for more articles.

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  • 21/01/2016

    Works of the Order around the World at Christmas

    Nepal: Aid for almost 1,700 earthquake affected families In the mountain villages north of Kathmandu belonging to the districts of Khavre and Novakot, Malteser International has been active since December with its partners RSDC and Indrawathee distributing winter relief packages to almost 1,700 families, in order to better protect them from the cold and the […]

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  • 18/12/2015

    Papal Knighthood awarded to ACU Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven

    Article source: Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne Media and Communications Office POPE FRANCIS has awarded Australian Catholic University (ACU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven one of the Vatican’s highest honors. Professor Craven was appointed to the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St Gregory the Great for services to the Catholic Church in Australia in a ceremony in Sydney. […]

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  • 14/12/2015

    Order of Malta helping the fire victims of Soi Polo Club, Bangkok

    On Saturday 5 December, a fire broke out at Soi (lane) Polo Club which destroyed 25 houses which were lived in by lower income earners. Soi Polo is just behind the Holy Redeemer Church.  In the week that followed, Members of the Order distributed bags to each of the families that were affected by the fire. Members also […]

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  • 06/11/2015

    The Order of Malta's Ongoing Global Response to the Refugee Crisis

    In 2014, approximately 207,000 refugees and migrants made their way across the Mediterranean to reach Europe. The medical teams of the Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps have been aiding migrants on board the Coastguard and Customs Officers’ patrol boats in the southern Mediterranean since 2008 and in the first half of this year, almost 30,000 […]

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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.