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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2018

Charitable Works


  • 18/04/2018

    Coats for the Homeless – Australia Wide


    Every day almost 20,000 Australians are sleeping rough on the streets of our towns and cities. Half of all the people who people who request accommodation from the homeless service system are turned away each day due to lack of beds. This leaves them extremely vulnerable to the cold weather.

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  • 23/09/2021

    Order of Malta Community Care Kitchen

    A new soup kitchen in Bondi, that will provide hot meals to the homeless, disadvantaged and the lonely is set to open on 1 December 2021. “The homeless population around Sydney over the years has become increasingly familiar with the Order of Malta due to our Coats for the Homeless distributions and Community Care Van […]

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  • 06/03/2024

    Parramatta Community Care Van

    The Order of Malta Community Care Van in Parramatta is an arm of the Order of Malta’s homeless outreach. Volunteers distribute custom designed waterproof Coats for the Homeless (winter), sun protection items (summer), water and hygiene packs. A first aid kit is also available if trained volunteers are on duty. The Community Care Van is […]

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  • 19/04/2018

    Annual Asia Pacific Disabled Youth Camp

    The Order of Malta’s tradition and thirty-year-old experience in running summer camps for the disabled has now crossed the border into Asia. The first camp was held in Singapore in 2017 and is now an annual event.

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  • 18/04/2018

    Charitable Works of the Australian Association

    The Order’s charitable works fund enables us to allocate funds to where the current need is greatest. By donating to our Charitable Works fund you will enable us to respond rapidly to emerging needs such natural disaster relief.

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  • 18/04/2018

    Medical Clinic – Dili, Timor-Leste

    In true Hospitaller tradition, the Australian Association of the Order of Malta are leading a project to provide four clinics in Timor-Leste with medical and surgical supplies. These clinics, run by local congregations, provide primary medical care for significant numbers of Timorese in underprivileged urban and isolated rural areas.

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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.