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Order of Malta Australia

Australian News

  • 26/08/2020

    Assitance provided to families who lost homes in fire

    Following an appeal to assist families in Mimili who lost their homes in a fire, members of South Australia sent 16 sleeping bags from Adelaide to the Aboriginal community located 1,196km away. The sleeping bags provided much needed warmth to families who lost their homes in a fire. We were blessed to receive the assistance [...]

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  • 23/08/2020

    Online Mass for the Anniversary of Blessed Gérard – Join us!

    Order of Malta Australia invite you to join a Holy Mass to celebrate the 900th Anniversary of the death of our founder Blessed Gérard. on Thursday 3 September 2020, at 5.30pm (Sydney) THE MASS WILL BE LIVESTREAMED   Most Rev Prof Anthony Fisher, OP DD Archbishop of Sydney Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem will celebrate the Mass [...]

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  • 07/08/2020

    #PrayforLebanon – Members and volunteers pray the Rosary for our bretheren in Beruit

    Following the devastating explosion in Lebanon, Members of the Order of Malta's Australian Executive Council joined Candidates, volunteers and family including Lebanese-Australian volunteers to pray the Rosary for our brethren in Beruit. The Lebanese Association of the Knights of Malta (LAKM), Malteser International’s partner on the ground were swift into action treating casualties and mobilising [...]

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  • 04/08/2020

    Homelessness Week adapts during Covid-19

    Homelessness Week, 2-7 August Homelessness Week, which is held each year during the first week in August, Social Services and the community hold events to support those people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. Alyson Segrott PUBLISHED August 04, 2020 Read the original article. Hunter Homeless Connect Inc. holds an annual Hunter [...]

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  • 10/07/2020

    Food hampers for foreign students in Tasmania impacted by Covid-19

    In Tasmania, members have assisted foreign students who do not qualify for support from either the Commonwealth or State governments, by providing emergency food hampers. Many have lost their student jobs necessary to pay for their rent, food, tuition, transport and are unable to fly home during the pandemic. Pedro (pictured) is a UTAS post [...]

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  • 30/06/2020

    Our July 2020 Newsletter is now available!

    Our latest newsletter is now available! Download a copy of our July 2020 Newsletter If you wish to be added to our distribution list, please register your details using our online form and we will send you a copy. Want to read the stories online? Visit our News Area. Tweet

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  • 17/06/2020

    Order of Malta Asia Pacific Covid-19 Response – #WeFight

    Pictured: A small group of members gathered to assemble the homeless hygiene packs in South Melbourne. The operation was controlled with social distancing, masks and hand sanitiser The Order of Malta has been committed to serving the sick and poor for over 900 years. In this time, we have confronted diseases, natural disasters and wars. [...]

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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.