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Order of Malta Australia

Australian News

  • 21/11/2013

    Charity film night in ACT – Hunger Games: Catching Fire on 27th November

     Special Film Screening – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire  To raise funds in support of HOME in QUEANBEYAN  Where: Dendy Cinema, Civic When: 6:25 pm 27 November 2013 Dress: Black tie/Cocktail dress Tickets: $70 including Champagne. Please send cheque/money order and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: SMOM Charity Film PO Box 7124 Yarralumla ACT 2600 HOME […]

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  • 01/10/2013

    Upcoming Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations in Melbourne and Sydney

    Every year Members of the Order, with the generous support of the Archbishops and Diocesan staff, arrange Lourdes Day Mass celebrations across Australia for ‘Malades’ (the sick). Those who attend the Mass receive special blessings and bottles of Lourdes water. Volunteers are also on hand to assist the frail and aged who attend.  “This event […]

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  • 01/10/2013

    October 2013 Newsletter – now available to download

    The October 2013 edition of our Newsletter is now available to download. Alternatively, the articles can also be viewed online: – Where it all began – Remenants of the Order of St. John first Hospital come to light in Jerusalem – Members of the Order respond to floods in Suai, Timor-Leste – Christmas at Gorman House – The Young […]

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  • 26/09/2013

    Fundraising Movie Night in SA – The Butler

     The Butler – As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man’s life, family, and American society. Proceeds from the ticket sakes will go towards the Adelaide Day Centre for Homeless People and the Salesian Medical […]

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  • 22/09/2013


    The Young Order of Malta (YOOM) is under the auspices of the NSW Branch of the Order. Olivia Meese, Secretary of YOOM, explains more about this initiative. WHAT IS YOOM AND WHAT DO YOU DO? Like the Order itself, YOOM is passionate about defending our faith, and caring for the sick and the poor. We […]

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  • 19/09/2013

    Christmas at Gorman House Alcohol and Drug Detoxification Unit

    Gorman House Alcohol and Drug Detoxification Unit is a significant charitable project of the NSW Branch of the Order. The unit is part of St Vincent’s Hospital and provides ongoing, non-judgmental support for Sydney’s most marginalized people with drug and alcohol dependencies. Many of those who come to Gorman House are homeless, many have severe […]

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  • 13/09/2013

    Coats for the Homeless 2013 distribution- messages of thanks

    This year the Order of Malta distributed 2,500 of our specially designed winter Coats across Australia. Here are just a few of the messages we received. I have been homeless for sometime. I was at the soup van that calls at “Hanover” in Southbank Melbourne tonight and I was given one of your black coats […]

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  • 23/08/2013

    VIDEO – Miranda Devine talks to TVSN about Coats for the Homeless

    In July 2013, TVSN generously made the Order of Malta’s “Coats for the Homeless” project it’s Charity of Choice.  Miranda Devine went on air to explain to the TVSN viewers what the project was all about. Thank you TVSN for your wonderful support. In addition to providing this exposure they also donated $10,000 to the project. […]

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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.