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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 07/07/2014

    TVSN make Coats for the Homeless it's Charity of the month for July

    Thank you to TVSN who have again made Coats for the Homeless it’s charity of the month in July. Not only does this include a generous $10,000 donation towards the project but they also promote it on their website and on their channel. $100 will buy three specially designed winter coats for the homeless. If […]

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  • 16/01/2013

    February 2013 – 900th Anniversary of the Order of Malta

    On February 15, 2013, the Order will celebrate the 900th anniversary of the issuance of Pie postulatio voluntatis, the papal bull (or bulla sacra). This memorable anniversary celebrates the date the Order’s founder, Blessed Gerard, secured for his community of brothers the much-desired ecclesiastical approval for the Hospital of St John (today the Sovereign Military […]

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  • 27/11/2012


    On Thursday 15th November, the Order’s NSW Branch Chairman, David Hall, was pleased to present Bronwyn Crosby, Deputy Director of St Vincent’s Alcohol and Drug Service, with a cheque for $28,035. This latest donation brings the total funds raised by the NSW branch for the Gorman House Detoxification unit to a magic milestone of $1 […]

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  • 14/11/2012

    VIDEO – The Global Fund for Forgotten People

    The Global Fund for Forgotten People raises money for a range of Order of Malta projects which reach out directly to people who would otherwise be forgotten. The Fund raises awareness of and support for particular issues which have fallen under the radar, and which struggle to get public attention.

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  • 07/11/2012


    Vatican City,  (VIS) – In response to frequent requests for information concerning the recognition by the Holy See of Equestrian Orders dedicated to the saints or to holy places, the Secretariat of State considers it opportune to reiterate what has already been published, namely that, other than its own Equestrian Orders (the Supreme Order of […]

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  • 24/10/2012

    Australian Association hosts 2012 Order of Malta, Asia Pacific Conference

    The Order’s Third Asia Pacific Regional Conference held in Sydney from 12th to 14th October was attended by delegates from Australia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Korea, Portugal, Timor-Leste, France, Germany and the Grand Magistry in Rome. Representatives from the Order’s specialised agencies CIOMAL, which cares for those affected by leprosy, and Malteser International, the […]

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  • 23/10/2012

    Donors provide infrastructure for Timor-Leste Humanitarian Shipments

    Since 2002 the Order has been providing humanitarian support to the people of Timor-Leste. This has frequently included the shipment of pharmaceuticals, hospital equipment and vehicles from Australia to Timor-Leste. Logistically this has been very difficult and time-consuming to coordinate. Thankfully, three supporters of the Order’s work in Timor-Leste have stepped forward to provide facilities […]

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  • 23/10/2012

    Ambulance staff training continues in Timor-Leste

      The Order’s rehabilitation efforts of the Timor-Leste ambulance service continues. 40 participants have just completed 3 days of intensive basic ambulance training for in Emera (approximately 2 and a half hours from Dili). Participants included two ambulance crews, staff from the Bakhita Medical Clinic, police, teachers, USAID staff, ambulance volunteers, nurses and the district […]

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  • 09/10/2012

    Fundraising Movie Night in Adelaide – 28th October 2012

    Members of the Order in South Australia will be hosting their annual movie night to raise funds for the Order’s charitable works:  Date: Sunday 28th October 2012, 5pm for 5.45pm start Venue: Regal Theatre (the Old Chelsea), Marryatville, Adelaide Cost: $20/head Movie: Argo is an American political drama flm based on Tony Mendez’s account of […]

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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.