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Order of Malta Australia


Knight of the Order of Malta, Richard Haddock, honoured by Pope Francis


Member of the Order of Malta Australia, Richard Haddock AM, was honoured by Pope Francis for his contributions to the Church. Richard was promoted from Knight to Knight Commander of the Order of Saint Gregory the Great. Archbishop Fisher invested him in a small ceremony in the Chapter Hall at Saint Mary’s on Thursday alongside retired judge John McLaughlin and Professor Margo Summerville of the University of Notre Dame.

Richard was also made an Officer of the Order of Australia in January 2019.

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.