This website uses technical and assimilated cookies as well as user-profiling third party cookies in a grouped format to simplify online navigation and to protect the use of services. To find out more or to refuse consent to the use of one or any of the cookies, click here. Closing this banner, browsing this page or clicking on anything will be taken as consent to the use of cookies.


Order of Malta Australia

Australian News

  • 24/01/2019

    IN THE PRESS: Jim Dominguez connects the Order of Malta in South East Asia

    Article and image by Jordan Grantham, 25 May 2017 , article featured on Catholic Outlook Pictured: Mr James (Jim) T. Dominguez CBE AM. Australian Catholic businessman, Jim Dominguez, is the Order of Malta’s Ambassador to South East Asia and the Far East. Ambassador is no mere title. Jim uses his official red Order diplomatic passport in [...]

    Read more
  • 22/01/2019

    Record-breaking conditions as extreme heatwave continues

    Pictured: Sydney Community Care Van volunteer Frank Zipfinger on Monday night distributing items to help the homeless cope with the heat. Experts are warning that horror heatwave conditions will be felt across large parts of Australia today. Parts of Sydney will swelter into the 40s on Wednesday, just a precursor of a 45C high to [...]

    Read more
  • 21/01/2019

    SAVE THE DATE: Order of Malta Events 2019

    11 February: 2 – 7 May: 31 May – 2 June: 17 August: 23 - 26 October: 17 November: 21 - 24 November: 7 December: 7 December: 7 December: Lourdes Day Mass, St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, Adelaide at 10am The 61st International Lourdes Pilgrimage Biennial Assembly 2019 in Sydney Lourdes Day Mass, Saint Paschal’s Wavell [...]

    Read more
  • 31/12/2018

    VIDEO – 2018: A Year in Review

    What a year for the Australian Association of the Order of Malta. As we say goodbye to 2018, we celebrate some of our achievements and wish everyone a safe and happy New Year. Tweet

    Read more
  • 20/12/2018

    Christmas Wishes from the Order of Malta

    Drawing by Catarino Bere - one of our Creating Leaders Scholarship students. We would like to wish our Members, volunteers and supporters a happy, healthy and holy Christmas. Please note our office will be closed over Christmas and will re-open on Monday 7 January 2019.

    Read more
  • 19/12/2018

    QLD Members celebrate a capacity advent mass and dinner

    On Thursday 13 December, Members in Queensland celebrated with over 80 attendees a Spirit filled Advent Mass celebrated by Bishop Ken Howell our Conventional Chaplain, and concelebrated by our Magistral Chaplain Fr Gerard McMorrow, and Fr Anthony Mellor. Immediately following Mass a capacity crowd of 84 attendees were treated to a first-class dinner coordinated by [...]

    Read more
  • 16/12/2018

    Supporting Nursing students in Palliative Care studies

    Each year the Central East Region supports and sponsors the Palliative Care Essay award for a third year student in the School of Nursing at The University of Notre Dame Australia – Sydney campus. This award is open to all students who are undertaking the Palliative Care Course of Study. The essay examines the notion [...]

    Read more
  • 11/12/2018

    Gallery: Melbourne Lourdes Day Mass 2018

    On Saturday, 1st December the annual Lourdes Day Mass took place at St Patrick’s Cathedral celebrated by our Chaplain Bishop Terry Curtin and concelebrated with the Order’s Chaplains. Some 2000 persons participated together with approximately 40 members of the Order. Each participant was given a gift pack (comprising the Mass book, prayer material, rosary beads [...]

    Read more
  • 11/12/2018

    Gallery: Sydney Lourdes Day Mass 2018

    On Saturday 1 December, a congregation of over 500 worshippers and 'malades' joined Members of the Order of Malta at St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney for the annual Lourdes Day Mass. Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP was the principal celebrant and those who attended received a blessing for good health and a bottle of water brough from [...]

    Read more
  • 09/12/2018

    Supporting Nursing Students who demonstrate Excellence in Palliative Care

    Anthony Gerada KM presents the Order of Malta Prize for Excellence in Palliative Care to Ruby Geddes. The prize which has been supported and sponsored by the North Eastern Region Order of Malta for many years and is awarded to a second year Bachelor of Nursing student studying the unit NRSG259 Promoting Health in Extended [...]

    Read more

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.