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Order of Malta Australia

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Australian News

  • 04/09/2017

    Members donate Children’s Bibles to primary Schools in the NT

    On Wednesday, 31st August 2017, Consoeur Frances Booth, Consoeur Maria Randazzo and Confrère Sean Parnell, Members of the Order of Malta NT Group (OM NT Group), were privileged to donate twenty one Children’s Bibles for seven of the thirteen NT Catholic Primary Schools.  Another donation for the remaining schools will be made in 2018. Laura […]

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  • 31/08/2017

    Meet Joanina: our latest student to be sponsored through the Creating Leaders Scholarship program

    Creating Leaders is an Order of Malta scholarship program in Timor-Leste. Like many developing countries, Timor-Leste has high levels of poverty and low national human development. Education is an important vehicle to employment, independence, social and political empowerment and consequently, national development. However, a cycle of poverty often creates barriers to the children’s participation in […]

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  • 27/07/2017

    Video: Highlights from the 2017 National Assembly

    The Australian Association of the Order of Malta held it’s Biennial National Assembly from 23 to 25 June in Brisbane, Queensland. One hundred and thirty six members of the Order from around Australia, together with visitors from New Zealand and Hong Kong, attended the Assembly. Remembering the Forgotten was the theme of the conference which […]

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  • 06/07/2017

    July 2017 Newsletter is now available to download

    The July 2017 edition of our Newsletter is now available to download. Alternatively you can read the articles online: The Order of Malta Prevention and Recovery Centre Coats for the Homeless – 2017 distribution network What the papers say: World’s oldest Catholic charity expands efforts to help Parramatta homeless Creating Leaders Scholarship Student finalist in Worldwide […]

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  • 06/07/2017

    The Order of Malta Prevention and Recovery Centre

    As reported in our February newsletter, in early 2017 Gorman House became a medicalised detoxification unit that is fully funded by NSW Health . The value and need for this service was recognised after over 10 years of commitment and support from Order of Malta NSW Branch volunteers and donors raising over $1.8million to ensure [...]

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  • 06/07/2017

    Coats for the Homeless – 2017 distribution network

    Our Coats for the Homeless are currently being distributed around the country. Thank you to everyone who has supported this project. Confirmed distribution locations are: ACT St Vincent De Paul   NSW Care Van Community Outreach, Sydney CBD and Parramatta Order of Malta member distribution Salvation Army, Auburn Lou’s Place, Potts Point Maronites on Mission Harris […]

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  • 08/05/2017

    Gallery: 2017 Pilgrimage to Lourdes

    Each May, Knights, Dames and volunteers from the Order of Malta all over the world travel to Lourdes, France as pilgrims. Many Associations bring with them sick and disabled (referred to as “Malades” in French). The Lourdes pilgrimage offers a unique opportunity to fully experience the charism of the Order, through service to the sick […]

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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.