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  • 23/09/2019

    Coats for the Homeless 2020 distribution

    Pictured: Coats for the Homeless distribution team in Victoria with our Hospitaller, John Murphy As the weather across Australia starts to warm up, our Coats for the Homeless project managers are planning the 2020 distribution. To ensure the coats arrive in time for winter, the manufacturing order must be placed in the coming months. “Our [...]

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  • 10/09/2019

    Ride like a Girl – Movie Fundraisers in Adelaide and Melbourne

    As a little girl, Michelle Payne dreams of the impossible: winning the Melbourne Cup – horse-racing’s toughest two-mile race. The youngest of 10 children, Michelle is raised by single father Paddy. She leaves school at 15 to become a jockey and after early failures she finds her feet, but a family tragedy, followed by her [...]

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  • 05/09/2019

    Malteser International prepares for Hurricane Dorian response

    Malteser International is preparing to support emergency relief measures for people affected by Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas. The United Nations has announced that some 70,000 people were "in immediate need of life-saving assistance" in the country, with urgent needs including food, water, shelter and medicine. Ravi Tripptrap, Executive Director of Malteser International Americas said, [...]

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  • 28/08/2019

    Breakfast Program at Gray Primary School in Palmerston, NT

    Since July 2019, the Northern Central Region is sponsoring the Breakfast Program at Gray Primary School in Palmerston, a small city about half an hour from Darwin. The program provides eligible students with breakfast, recess and lunch to ensure all children have access to food. Gray School Index of Community Socio-Educational Advantage (ICSEA) is 818, [...]

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  • 21/08/2019

    Lourdes Mass at the Assisi Centre

    Report by Sauro Antonelli Members of the Order know well the importance that Lourdes has for the Order and many of its members have taken part in the annual pilgrimage to Lourdes. Unfortunately, many of our elderly, because of age and/or infirmity, will never have the opportunity to visit Lourdes. So, in Victoria, the Order [...]

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  • 21/08/2019

    Australian Catholic Bioethics Conference – Saturday 14 September

    Early Bird prices until August 24th. Dinner and Conference $195 Conference only $90 Bookings: www.trybooking.com/BELLE Tweet!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');

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  • 19/08/2019

    Day of Reflection – Central Eastern Region

    Report by Stephen Quain, Master of Ceremonies. 30 members, including some aspiring non members, attended the day of Reflection in the tranquil and elegant setting of Mary MacKillop Place at North Sydney. We were led by Fr. Danny Meagher as our spiritual director and following his addresses there was lively discussion. Our first session centred [...]

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  • 19/08/2019

    Lourdes Healing Mass in Brisbane

    Report by Danny Higgins, North Eastern Hospitaller elect. Saturday 17th August saw the North Eastern Region of the Order of Malta, Australian Association celebrate our annual Lourdes Healing Mass at St Paschal’s Church Wavell Heights. We were led by our Magistral Chaplains Fathers David Pascoe and Gerard McMorrow, assisted by Fr James O’Donoghue. 17 Members [...]

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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.