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  • 30/03/2022

    RECRUITING: Volunteer Support Coordinator, Mercy Health

    Mercy Palliative Care Fixed Term Full Time ABOUT THE ROLE: Summary of the role: Join Mercy's friendly team and provider of palliative care services in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Their aim is to maximise the quality of life of our patients by the provision of high standard palliative care in the community. Based in [...]

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  • 28/03/2022

    Order of Malta Hospitallers gather near Rome to discuss main goals and challenges

    The 28th Hospitaller Conference opened of Friday 25 March 20222 in Sacrofano, a few kilometres from Rome. Some 100 participants including national association’s hospitallers and representatives of the Order of Malta’s many relief and volunteers corps attended, including  Australian Hospitaller, Conf. John Murphy. The conference is the first to take place since the Covid pandemic [...]

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  • 21/03/2022

    Ukraine update: Order of Malta network supports refugees

    Pictured: At the Lviv train station and at the borders, up to 1,000 hot meals are served by Malteser aid workers each day. Photo: Taras Gipp / Malteser Urkraine   To everyone who has donated to the Ukrainian aid appeal – thank you. The Australian Association has raised over $80,000 to support the relief effort and the latest [...]

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  • 21/03/2022

    Feeding the homeless and disadvantaged in the Northern Territory

    Each month, Order of Malta members and volunteers in the Northern Territory meet to prepare and serve food to the disadvantaged and homeless. The meals are delivered to several areas around Darwin City where mainly Indigenous families and community groups tend to congregate on grass, under trees and near commercial centres providing shelter from the [...]

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  • 16/03/2022

    Conf. Danny Higgins takes the Promise of Obedience

    Yesterday, 22 members of the Order of Malta came together with family and guests at St Benedict’s, East Brisbane to join North Eastern Regional Hospitaller, Conf Danny Higgins take the Promise of Obedience. At present, 40 Australian Association members have taken their Promise of Obedience with a further eight in their Year of Probation (including [...]

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  • 09/03/2022

    Aid to Tonga following volcanic eruption and tsunami

    Over a month after the volcanic eruption and tsunami that devastated Tonga, the full extent of the damage is only now being realised. The World Bank's impact assessment report found 85 per cent of the country's population was affected by the unprecedented eruption that created waves strong enough to flatten islands. In addition to damaged homes, infrastructure and displaced people [...]

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  • 03/03/2022

    Ukraine update: Your support is still needed

    Dear friends Thank you to all of you in Australia and New Zealand that have contributed to our appeal. We have raised $40,000 so far and are hoping to hit the $50,000 mark in the coming days. We are in daily contact with our brothers and sisters in Europe and your contribution is going directly [...]

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  • 28/02/2022

    Hour of Reflection with Darwin Bishop Charles Gauci

    On 26 February 2022, Darwin Bishop Charles Gauci, Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem Order of Malta, guided over 40 Members and friends in an online reflection on “Contemplation, Attentiveness, and Action”, helping us to prepare spiritually for Lent. Bishop Gauci challenged all to harness Scripture and silent prayer to deepen our spiritual maturation and service of people in [...]

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  • 28/02/2022

    Expressions of Interest: Sydney Youth Camp 6 – 8 May 2022

    The Order of Malta is organising  another camp for young adults (18 to 35 year olds) with a physical or intellectual disability.  If you are interested in attending as a GUEST, VOLUNTEER or CARER, please complete the online Expressions of Interest form.  Closing date for applications is 15 March. Tweet

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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.