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Order of Malta Australia


  • 18/06/2020

    Medical Clinic Timor-Leste – Planning for long term sustainability

    The Order of Malta medical clinic in Dili continues to provide world class medical treatment to the people of Timor-Leste. However the funding for this facility has been dependent on one-off grants and large gifts from individual donors. A major goal for the clinic in 2020 is to increase the clinic's capabilities to include radiology [...]

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  • 29/01/2019

    February 2019 Newsletter is now available

    Our latest newsletter is now available! Download a copy of our February 2019 Newsletter If you wish to be added to our distribution list, email with your postal address and we will send you a copy. Want to read the stories online? Visit our News Area. Want to help? Visit our Volunteering or Donate [...]

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  • 05/12/2018

    Order of Malta Clinic: United in commemorating World Aids Day

    On December 4, 2018, the Order of Malta Clinic joined the commemoration of World Aids Day, with the theme: “Favor buka hatene ita nia status HIV agora” (Know your HIV status now). Organized by CNCS-Timor Leste, the half-day gathering was held at the football field in the community of Becora, Dili. Various activities were lined […]

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  • 26/11/2018

    Over 800 children in Bebonuk benefit from campaign against Intestinal Parasites

    In October the Order of Malta Medical Clinic, Timor-Leste participated in a nationwide campaign against Intestinal Parasites, run by the  Ministry of Health. Through the Centre for Health-Comoro, and with the help of seven community volunteers, our Clinic Team member Adam, administered than 800 qualified children in the community of Bebonuk. The Order of Malta […]

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  • 23/08/2018

    Volunteer Audiologists from Darwin visit our Clinic in Timor-Leste

    On July 10, 2018, our clinic hosted a visit from volunteer Audiologists from Darwin, through Hearing First Steps, a group committed to providing a life-changing assistance to individuals who are hearing-impaired. We were able to assist 24 patients, 10 received hearing aids. The screening for patients with ear problems will continue at our clinic every 2nd Thursday [...]

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  • 23/08/2018

    Medical Clinic Staff Provide Outreach Services to Remote Areas in Timor-Leste

    In less than a year our Medical Clinic in Timor-Leste has assisted thousands of patients and is continually increasing the services it provides. In addition to day to day running of the clinic, staff also attend outreach clinics in remote areas. Recently, the Philippine Embassy to Timor-Leste, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, conducted a [...]

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  • 23/08/2018

    Dili Clinic’s services expand to include minor surgery

    In June the Clinic services expanded to include minor surgery every Wednesday. To date these activities have included cases of lipoma, cyst removal and wart/verrucae excision. The Clinics objective is to further grow the frequency of these services over time, however funding is the most significant barrier. The work at our clinic is funded primarily [...]

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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.