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Order of Malta Australia


  • 14/11/2021

    Armistice Day with the Italian Air Force

    Pictured:  NZ Hospitaller and Honorary Captain (Navy) Bevan Killick, Lieutenant Colonel Marco Sandulli, Italian Honorary Consul and Order Member Belfiore Bologna, Canterbury Officers’ Club President Colonel Peter Fry (Rtd), Major Lorenzo Grugnola and Captain Daniele Gromiero. Report by Bevan Killick Armistice Day Commemorations on 11 November were commemorated in Christchurch in a slightly muted fashion [...]

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  • 11/11/2021

    I would like to make a Christmas gift to support disabled youth

    2021 has been another challenging year, however thanks to our dedicated members, volunteers and donors we have adapted to ensure we can continue to serve some of the most vulnerable people in our community. Undoubtedly the highlight of 2021 for the Order of Malta Australia was the Asia Pacific Youth Camp hosted on the Gold [...]

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  • 09/11/2021

    Rosary In Memory of Sir James Gobbo AC CVO KGCSG KGCMG(Ob)

    Confrere Professor David Kissane AC KMG(Ob), Regent of the Sub-Priory of the Immaculate Conception, led 60 Members, Candidates and friends of the #OrderofMalta in an online Rosary, in memory of Confrere Sir James Gobbo AC CVO KGCSG KGCMG(Ob). Meditating upon the Glorious Mysteries, we mourned the loss of our beloved friend, while celebrating Sir James’ [...]

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  • 08/11/2021

    Sir James Gobbo, AC, CVO, KGCSG – Requiescat In Pace

    The Hon. Sir James Augustine Gobbo AC CVO QC (born 22 March 1931 – died 7 November 2021) It is with great sadness that we report that Confrere Sir James Gobbo, AC, CVO, KGCSG, former President of the Australian Association and former Regent of the Subpriory of the Immaculate Conception, died this weekend. Sir James, [...]

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  • 07/11/2021

    The Feast of Saint Pope John Paul II in Greymouth

    Pictured: Consoeur Abina Pope at John Paul II High School with the Presidential Chair. Report by Bevan Killick The Feast of Saint Pope John Paul II was celebrated with gusto at John Paul II High School in Greymouth, on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. As the school’s Director of Religious Studies is [...]

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  • 24/10/2021

    Fr Robbie illuminates the Order of Malta’s Devotion to Our Lady of Philermos

    Report by Joseph Grogan. On 23 October 2021, around fifty Order of Malta Members and Candidates shared the fourth spiritual formation session of “An Hour of Reflection with a Chaplain”. Fr Anthony Robbie, Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem, illuminated the historical and spiritual depth of our Order’s Devotion to Our Lady of Philermos. Fr Robbie expertly [...]

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  • 21/10/2021

    Email ‘Phishing” Scams

    The Order of Malta, like many other charitable organisations throughout Australia, has been subject to attempts by IT hackers to compromise its systems, particularly in relation to unauthorised email seeking personal information such as email addresses or passwords. We advise our stakeholders to be aware of this and take precautions. If you receive a suspicious [...]

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  • 18/10/2021

    “After the Tampa” – Book signing and dinner address in New Zealand

    Pictured (L to R):  Abbas Nazari, Consoeur Abina Pope DMG, NZ Hospitaller Confrere Bevan Killick KMG, former NZ Ambassador to Afghanistan, Brigadier Neville Reilly NZGS ONZM. Report by Bevan Killick On the 7 October 2021, the 450th anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto, South Island based members of the Order were greeted with “As-salamu Alaykum” [...]

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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.