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Order of Malta Australia

Australian News

  • 28/04/2016

    Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations in QLD – 7th May 2016

    The Lourdes Day mass is an important event for the Order of Malta with Branches organising annual celebrations each year. The celebrations are open to all but those who are sick or facing health challenges and wanting good health are particularly encouraged to attend. A blessing of good health takes place during the celebration of […]

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  • 11/04/2016

    Hygiene packs distributed to Sydney’s Homeless

    Thanks to a generous donation from Colgate Palmolive, the NSW Branch’s Community Care Van has started distributing ‘Hygiene Packs’ to Sydney’s Homeless. The donation of toothpaste, toothbrushes and soap from Colgate Palmolive has enabled us to make 160 ‘Hygiene packs’ to distribute to the homeless via the Community Care Van. This is in addition to […]

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  • 07/04/2016

    Members Honoured in 2016 Australia Day Honours list

    Congratulations to those distinguished members of the Australian Association who were honoured in the 2016 Australia Day Honours List: Consoeur Mrs Maria Myers AO, made a Companion of the Order of Australia for eminent service to the community through philanthropic leadership in support of major visual and performing arts, cultural, education, and not-for-profit organisations, and […]

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  • 21/03/2016

    Members support Palliative Care at St Joseph's Hospital

    Members of the Order’s NSW Branch have again provided support to the Palliative Care Unit at St Joseph’s Hospital, Auburn. The hospital provides services and support to sick and aged residents in the local and wider community of Auburn and Western Sydney. The NSW Branch has committed to providing support to the palliative care unit which […]

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  • 11/03/2016

    Recognising Excellence in Ethics and Philosophical Studies in Medicine

    Every year, Members of the Order in WA sponsor prizes at the University of Notre Dame’s Freemantle School of Medicine. The Awards recognise the School’s highest achieving students The 2015 Academic Year Prize Giving Ceremony was held on Wednesday 9th March and Member of the Order, Hon. Kevin Hammond, presented The Order of Malta Prize […]

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  • 10/03/2016

    In pictures: QLD Coats for the Homeless Breakfast

    On 1 March 2016 the QLD Branch hosted a Coats for the Homeless Breakfast at the Brisbane Club in Ann Street Brisbane. The breakfast raised funds for the 2016 distribution of the Order’s Coats for the Homeless project. This year the QLD Branch will distribute 2,000 Coats across the state. In total 6,000 Coats for the Homeless […]

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  • 01/02/2016

    February 2016 Newsletter is now available to download

    Download a copy of our February 2016 Newsletter. Alternatively, read the articles online: Project update: Community Care Van provides aid during Sydney’s Heatwave Upcoming Coats for the Homeless Fundraisers in QLD Works of the Order around the World at Christmas Save the Date: Upcoming Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations Papal Knighthood awarded to ACU Vice-Chancellor Professor […]

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  • 01/02/2016

    Project update: Community Care Van provides aid during Sydney’s Heatwave

    This Summer, Sydney has experienced sudden and dramatic fluctuations in temperature. These conditions often catch the homeless by surprise, making them particularly vulnerable to heat related illness during the warmer months. In response the NSW Branch’s Community Care Van is distributing water, sunscreen and sun hats and a Nurse from St Vincent’s offers healthcare. Heatwaves […]

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  • 21/01/2016

    Upcoming Coats for the Homeless Fundraisers in QLD

    The Queensland Branch of the Order of Malta has committed to ordering a record 2,000 coats for the homeless this year.  To help fund this major commitment, the Branch is holding 2 major fundraising events in the first half of the year:   Coats for the Homeless Breakfast The latest in our series of keynote […]

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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.