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Order of Malta Australia


  • 05/02/2013

    Orphan Support Programme

    Timor-Leste has a high number of orphans and no state welfare system to care for them.  With high mortality rates of mothers in childbirth and basic poverty preventing families from supporting extra children, orphanages play a vital role in society.  The Order of Malta has ‘adopted’ the Carmelite Sister’s orphanage in the town of Maubara, […]

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  • 12/12/2012

    Timor-Leste – 40 more participants complete the Order’s Basic Life Support training course

    Over 40 participants, including ambulance staff, nurses, midwives, police, teachers and district administrators completed the Order’s three day Basic Life Support training. The training is delivered as part of the national curriculum for ambulance studies and prepares participants to provide basic ambulance care including managing trauma and illness, CPR and an introduction to disaster management. The […]

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  • 23/10/2012

    Pharmaceuticals delivered to four clinics in Timor-Leste

    Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, the Order of Malta has recently made a pharmaceuticals shipment to Timor-Leste. The shipment has provided pharmaceuticals to clinics run by the Carmelites in Maubara, Bebonuk, Maubisse and Motael. These facilities provide primary medical care for a significant number of Timorese in underprivileged urban and isolated rural areas. This 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.