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Order of Malta Australia

Around the world

  • 27/10/2019

    Order of Malta provides support to flood victims in Ubon Ratchathani

    During September and October, Thailand is accustomed to heavy rain and at times flooding especially in the North East which is the heart land of rice farming industry. However this year neither the government nor the local people were prepared for the devastation of storms Podul and Kajiki that arrived early September and effected 400,000 [...]

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  • 05/09/2019

    Malteser International prepares for Hurricane Dorian response

    Malteser International is preparing to support emergency relief measures for people affected by Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas. The United Nations has announced that some 70,000 people were "in immediate need of life-saving assistance" in the country, with urgent needs including food, water, shelter and medicine. Ravi Tripptrap, Executive Director of Malteser International Americas said, [...]

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  • 07/08/2019

    Maltacamp 2019

    The International Maltacamp (IMS) is something unique: young volunteers spend a week of holidays with physically and mentally impaired friends from around 20 countries in the world. The volunteers support, help and care for the young handicapped. Together, they experience extraordinary activities like rock climbing, luging, partying and paragliding. In August 2019, 500 participants from [...]

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  • 03/07/2019

    The Malteser International Annual Report 2018

    Malteser International is the humanitarian relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta. With over 100 projects annually in some 25 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas, Malteser International has been standing by those affected by poverty, disease, conflict and disaster, helping them lead a healthy life with dignity – without distinction of [...]

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  • 03/07/2019

    1,190 neighbours in Korean slums provided with nutritious lunchboxes in May

    The Order of Malta Korea served total 1,190 neighbors with nutritious lunchboxes prepared by its members and volunteers through its weekly Lunchbox services in May. Nearly 50 volunteers, mostly regular volunteers who show up every month, some of them even twice a month, have participated regardless of the weather condition, and President Silvano Yongmaan Park [...]

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  • 24/06/2019

    The Nuns of the Order of Malta

    Not everyone knows that the Order of Malta’s large religious family boasts very ancient contemplative communities in Spain and Malta: the enclosed nuns of St John of Jerusalem still live in the monasteries of St Jean d’Acre in the Salinas de Añana and Zamora districts in Spain and that of St Ursula on Malta. Scholars [...]

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  • 20/06/2019

    INTERNSHIP APPLICATIONS OPEN: Supporting the Order’s work at the United Nations

    Apply today for January 2020 start! The Permanent Observer Mission of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta to the United Nations Headquarters, New York City, welcomes young members and volunteers of the Order to apply for full-time unpaid internships. Interns are typically accepted for 3 month periods over the fall, winter and spring/summer months. Our [...]

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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.