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Order of Malta Australia


Member, Professor Maria Cigolini, awarded ACMA Award for Excellence in Catholic Medicine


Congratulations to Order of Malta member Professor Maria Cigolini, who was awarded the ACMA Award for Excellence in Catholic Medicine.

Cons. Maria is Head of Palliative Care at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Professor at Sydney University and is an expert in her field. During the recent political push for euthanasia in Australia she has worked tirelessly to advocate for life and ensure palliative care patients need not suffer pain at the end of life.

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.