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  • 12/01/2020

    BUSHFIRE UPDATE: Members visit South Eastern Relief Centre

    Members of the Order of Malta has reacted to the bushfire crisis by connecting directly with the Parishes involved and offering immediate assistance In a sign of solidarity and support, members of the South Eastern region joined the parishioners at East Gippsland at Bairnsdale’s St Marys Church to pray for those most in need during [...]

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  • 08/01/2020

    BUSHFIRE UPDATE: $20,000 distributed to those who have lost homes

    Fr Tony Percy, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, provides an update on the bushfires in the area and the community response. The Order of Malta's contribution of $20,000 will be immediately distributed to those who have lost homes in the area. This is the first of many emergency response initiatives and [...]

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  • 07/01/2020

    QLD Volunteers distribute 68 Hygiene Packs at first outreach activity of 2020

    Order of Malta Volunteers (OMV) started the New Year by supporting Rosies friends with their monthly BBQ and groceries outreach at Rotary Park Aspley serving 47 patrons, including a single father with two primary-school aged sons. The Volunteers distributed 68 Hygiene items kindly donated by Order of Malta Members and friends. Amid the soaring temperatures, [...]

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  • 02/01/2020

    2019/2020 Bushfire Appeal – message from the Hospitaller

    Dear Members and Supporters Like all Australians, and indeed the rest of the world, it was with great sadness that we welcomed in 2020 with heartbreaking footage of families losing everything as bushfires rage throughout parts of the country. Further catastrophic conditions are forecast over the coming week. The Order of Malta Australia will be [...]

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  • 25/12/2019

    Christmas Giving at Gorman and Tierney House

    A tradition of the Order of Malta Australia each year is for Members to visit patients at Gorman House Detoxification unit and Tierney House Homeless Health service on Christmas Day to give gifts to the patients there. This is in addition to the thrice weekly BBQs held year round at these facilities. This year was [...]

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  • 20/12/2019

    Wising Everyone a Happy, Healthy and Holy Christmas

    Artwork by Catarino Bere - one of our Creating Leaders Scholarship students. Creating Leaders is an Order of Malta scholarship program in Timor-Leste. The Scholarships support underprivileged children, many of whom are orphans, to participate in formal continuing education. Thank you to all our members, volunteer and supporters who have allowed us to achieve so [...]

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  • 20/12/2019

    2019 Lourdes Day Mass in Sydney

    On the 7 December, members if Melbourne Sydney hosted Lourdes Day Mass where attendees receive small bottles of water from the grotto at Lourdes, France and receive a blessing for good health. Approximately 750 people attended the mass at St Mary’s Cathedral. It was celebrated again by His Grace, Archbishop Anthony Fisher with three of [...]

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  • 20/12/2019

    End of year celebration to thank Order of Malta volunteers in Korea

    Report from Veronica Kim, Hospitaller for Korea The last Lunchbox service of 2019 took place on Tuesday, 17th of December. Over 2019 we made over 12,600 lunchboxes for approximately 300 forgotten neighbors in the slum area through total 44 services. To celebrate, the Order of Malta Korea organised a special year-end party for their volunteers [...]

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  • 20/12/2019

    Support provided to homeless families in Bangkok

    During the month of December members, aspirants and friends of the Order of Malta Thailand visited the homeless in Hua Lamphong train station in Bangkok. Here hundreds of homeless gather to spend the nights. The Order of Malta Thailand provided 420 blankets, 600 hygiene sets ( toothpaste, toothbrush, soaps, shampoo, creams) 300 socks, 1,000 noodles [...]

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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.