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Order of Malta Australia


Coats for the Homeless – 2017 distribution network


Our Coats for the Homeless are currently being distributed around the country. Thank you to everyone who has supported this project.

Confirmed distribution locations are:


  • St Vincent De Paul



  • Care Van Community Outreach, Sydney CBD and Parramatta
  • Order of Malta member distribution
  • Salvation Army, Auburn
  • Lou’s Place, Potts Point
  • Maronites on Mission Harris Park
  • St Pius Primary School
  • All Hallows Parish – Five Dock Mini Vinnies
  • St Vincent de Paul (Wollongong, Hornsby, Hawkesbury, Narromine, Dubbo, Liverpool, Ballina, Freshwater, Wilcannia Forbes)
  • Teresa House, Surry Hills
  • Mission Australia
  • Mathew Talbot House, Woolloomooloo
  • Gorman House, Darlinghurst
  • Tierney House, Darlinghurst
  • Anglicare Moss Vale
  • St Nicholas of Myra (Penrith)
  • Youth Off The Streets
  • Catholic Care Western Sydney
  • Catholic Care Social Services Springwood



  • Eddies Van.
  • Rosie’s, various outlets.
  • St Vincent De Paul Warwick, Stanthorpe, Chinchilla and Saint Stephen’s conference
  • St Vincent De Paul main office for distribution to conferences
  • Oz care Toowoomba
  • Ipswich City Council via several Councillors
  • Night Ninjas Redlands
  • Youth axillary Brisbane
  • Katalyst Brisbane
  • Bundaberg Catholic parish
  • Metro Care Brisbane
  • Catholic Psychiatric Care Brisbane
  • New Farm neighbourhood centre Brisbane
  • Blind Eye ministries Brisbane
  • Paddy’s Van Brisbane
  • Brisbane Motorcycle Street care



  • The Adelaide Day Centre
  • Hutt Street Centre (Daughters of Charity)
  • Saint Vincent de Paul, metro area and country areas
  • Knights of the Southern Cross, Port Pirie, Port Augusta, Whyalla
  • The Catholic Prison Chaplain in Port Augusta
  • The Catholic Parish of Port Lincoln



  • Passionists in Hobart (CBD)
  • St Vincent de Paul, Launceston (via mobile soup kitchens)
  • Order of Malta Member distribution



Distributed by 29 Members of the Order of Malta in Victoria and volunteers from Newman College, ACU and Mannix College, at the following locations:

  • St Vincent de Paul food van, St Kilda
  • St Vincent de Paul food van, Melbourne CBD
  • St Vincent de Paul food van, North Melbourne
  • St Vincent de Paul food van, Collingwood
  • St Vincent de Paul food van, Fitzroy
  • Cornerstone Organisation, Dandenong
  • Capuchin Fathers Centre, St Kilda
  • Capuchin Fathers Centre, South Melbourne



  • The Shopfront, Maylands
  • St Pat’s Drop-In Centre, Freemantle
  • The Crossroads, Perth
  • Daydawn, Northbridge
  • St Vincent de Paul, Mandurah


Fundraising for this 2018 distribution has already begun. Funds available in December dictate how many Coats we can order for winter 2018. Please support us with a donation:

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.