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Order of Malta Australia

Australian News

  • 16/06/2020

    Candidates Australia wide have commenced their year of preparation

    In scene that is being repeated nationwide, candidates are meeting with our Chaplains and sponsors to start their year of preparation. Principal Chaplain for the Sub-Priory of the immaculate Conception Fr Gerald O’Collins AC SJ met with three candidates last night to accompany them as they commence their year of preparation. Working from the new [...]

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  • 15/06/2020

    INVITATION: Live streamed mass for the Feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist

    Wednesday 24 June 2020, 8am AEST FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST Live streamed from St Stephen’s Cathedral, Brisbane Principal Celebrant: Archbishop Mark Coleridge, Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem and Chief Chaplain Ad Interim 'Watch now' link will be available when the live stream begins Birth of St. John the Baptist: Giordano Luca [...]

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  • 10/06/2020

    UPDATE: Coats for the Homeless

    Thank you to everyone who supported our Coats for the Homeless appeal this year. 6,000 coats are being distributed across Australia this winter to some of the most vulnerable in our communities. We are still fundraising for the project. Please support us by making a tax deductible donation at . A special mention to [...]

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  • 10/06/2020

    South Africa: Order of Malta staving off starvation

    When bushfires were ravaging many parts of Australia earlier this year, we were overwhelmed by the support received from the associations of the Order of Malta abroad. “Associations from the America’s, Europe and Asia sent us their support through prayers and financial assistance were so generous and caring, we were humbled” explained National Hospitaller, John [...]

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  • 04/06/2020

    Small volunteer group meet to pack Covid-19 hygiene packs for the homeless

    A small group of members gathered in South Melbourne to assemble the homeless hygiene packs to prepare for the distribution in the coming months. The operation was controlled with social distancing, masks and hand sanitiser. The packs, containing facemasks, anti-bacterial wipes and personal items both protect and limit the transmission of Coronavirus amongst the homeless [...]

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  • 13/05/2020

    The Beauty of Jesus Christ: Filling out a Scheme of St Augustine

    "The Beauty of Jesus Christ: Filling out a Scheme of St Augustine", published in April 2020 is the 75th book written by Fr Gerald O’Collins S.J., who is also the principal chaplain of the Subpriory of the Immaculate Conception. The Beauty of Jesus Christ provides a comprehensive study of Christ's beauty, illustrated from every stage [...]

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  • 12/05/2020

    Virtual Conference: ‘Sex, Gender and the Human Person’

    The Australian Catholic Medical Association is proud to host the 'Sex, Gender and the Human Person' Virtual Conference on Saturday May 30th. The conference will be co-sponsored by the Australian Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the Christian Medical and Dental Fellowship of Australia. Expert speakers across a range of specialties will discuss the medical, [...]

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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.