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Order of Malta Australia


  • 24/01/2022

    2022 Our Lady of Lourdes World Day of the Sick Mass in Adelaide

    Our 2022 Our Lady of Lourdes World Day of the Sick Mass in Adelaide with special anointing of the sick will take place on Friday 11 February 2022 at 10am at St Francis Xavier's Cathedral. The Order of Malta’s annual Lourdes Mass is celebrated for the intentions of all Catholic families but the sick and [...]

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  • 20/01/2022

    Tonga volcano eruption appeal

    Images by the New Zealand Defense Force showed the initial extent of damage in Tonga — with buildings severely damaged and gray ash covering the ground As you have no doubt seen in the media, on Saturday a volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami in Tonga has left homes destroyed and resulted in thousands evacuated and [...]

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  • 12/01/2022

    Medical Clinic, Timor-Leste – supporting the community through COVID

    The Order of Malta Medical Clinic in Timor-Leste has been able to keep its doors open all through the COVID crisis, with only some brief periods of closure and deep cleaning due to infection scares.  This meant that even during the many months that Dili was locked down, the Clinic remained open to address the [...]

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  • 12/01/2022

    2022 Camp for Disabled Youth: 6 – 8 May 2022

    Following the 2021 Asia Pacific Youth Camp on the Gold Coast and the subsequent announcement that the Australian Association will host regular camps to for disabled youth, the first regional camp for the Central Eastern Region confirmed in May with a second camp planned in the South Eastern Region in September. The three-day camp will [...]

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  • 12/01/2022

    NEW PROJECT: Order of Malta Mercy Palliative Care Volunteer Programme

    Fra’ Richard Divall AO OBE (9 September 1945 – 15 January 2017) was a conductor, composer, musicologist and Professed Knight of the Order of Malta. Fra’ Richard was one of a small group of Professed Knights of Malta, who take solemn religious vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, and was the sole Australian Professed Knight. [...]

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  • 10/01/2022

    Order of Malta in Brisbane begin New Year serving vulnerable through ECM

    Report by Joseph Grogan KMG Beyond Covid-Omicron variables, the North Eastern Regional Hospitaller and six Order of Malta Members and Volunteers (OMV) commenced the New Year by resuming our fortnightly service at the Emmanuel City Mission (ECM) homeless sanctuary. Across Sunday's five hour outreach, our team prepared and served a very welcome free breakfast and [...]

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  • 23/12/2021

    Order of Malta distribute over 200 Toombul Family Dental packs to homeless through ECM and Angel’s Kitchen

    Order of Malta Members and Volunteers (OMV) in Brisbane distributed over 200 Toombul Family Dental (TFD) packs through the Emmanuel City Mission (ECM) homeless sanctuary and the Southport Catholic Parish outreach centre, “Angel’s Kitchen”.   The Order of Malta continues to serve during the 10pm-2am "midnight shift" of the ECM "Christmas Festival", as the centre [...]

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  • 20/12/2021

    North Eastern Region Advent Mass and dinner

    Wednesday 15th December saw over 25 Members and Volunteers come together with Conventional Chaplain ad Hororem, Bishop Ken Howell for the North Eastern Region Advent Mass and dinner. Bishop Ken spoke of care being the first outreach Our Lord Jesus showed to people he ministered to, before teaching or miraculous cures. From this, it was [...]

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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.