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Order of Malta Australia


  • 08/10/2015

    Nurse volunteer in Timor-Leste – account by Carly Hyland

    My sister, Sammy and I are both registered nurses who work within the cardiothoracic Intensive care unit for St Vincents hospital Sydney. Nursing is a profession that can take you all around the world, giving you the ability to broaden your care to other countries and nations in need. My sister and I were both […]

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  • 04/09/2015

    Project update: Timor Plaza – Order of Malta Medical Clinic

    In September we reported on an agreement with the owners of Timor Plaza, the largest shopping centre in Timor-Leste, who generously agreed to build a new medical clinic for the Order of Malta. The Order of Malta Jape Alem Memorial Clinic will be provided rent free for a period of 9 years and is located […]

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  • 27/04/2015

    Project Update: Farming project at the Orphanage in Hera

    In May 2014 we reported on the opening of a new orphanage in Hera , funded by the Order of Malta, which is home to 22 boys from the ages of 8 to 26 years. Part of the ongoing plan for the orphanage was to  incorporate a farming project that not only providing the Orphanage with […]

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  • 12/05/2014

    Inauguration Ceremony for the new orphanage at Hera

    On 29 April an Inauguration Ceremony was held for the opening of a new orphanage in Hera. The construction of the orphanage was funded by the Order of Malta and will be operated by the Dominican Sisters of Timor-Leste.  The ceremony was attended by the First lady of Timor-Leste, Srª Isabel Ferreira Ruak, Father Santiago […]

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  • 12/05/2014

    Project update: Delivery of Medicines presented to the First Lady of Timor-Leste

    At the end of April, the Australian Association delivered another consignment of pharmaceuticals to Timor-Leste.  The Order’s Ambassador, David Scarf AM delivered the medicines to the First Lady of Timor-Leste, Srª Isabel Ferreira Ruak in the Presidential Palace, who then presented them to Sisters Cristina and Monica from the Congregation of the Sisters of the […]

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  • 30/01/2014

    PROJECT UPDATE – Pharmaceuticals delivery to Timor-Leste

     We are pleased to confirm that we will shortly be making another Pharmaceuticals delivery to Timor-Leste. This project provides basic medicines to eight clinics in Timor-Leste that provide primary medical care at no cost to Timorese in underprivileged, urban and isolated rural areas.  Donations to this projects are optimised with Members of the Order co-ordinating […]

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  • 21/11/2013

    Early Christmas present for the people of Raliaco, Timor-Leste

     The Order of Malta has donated a  fully fitted out Landcruiser Ambulance to be used to service the area of Raliaco in Timor-Leste.  The ambulance was donated to Brother Frank Hennessy, Head of the Edmund Rice Community in Timor-Leste, for use in their clinics in the mountainous areas of Raliaco.  A small handover  ceremony took […]

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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.