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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 06/05/2013

    In pictures: Lourdes Healing Mass at St. Paschal's Church, QLD

    On the 2nd May, Members of the Order in Queensland celebrated the annual Lourdes Healing Mass at St Paschal’s Church. The 400 attendees at this special Mass received special blessings and bottles of Lourdes water.   Related articles: Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Adelaide Order of Malta Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2013

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  • 05/05/2013

    Number of homeless people on the rise – article in Sydney Morning Herald

    As the Order is in the process of starting the 2013 Coast for the Homeless distribution, the following article from the Sydney Morning Herald reports findings from a report by the federal Auditor-General that highlights homelessness in Australia is an ongoing and growing issue.   Number of homeless people on the rise More than 100,000 people are […]

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  • 03/05/2013

    Home visits for 400 Syrian refugee families in Lebanon

    The Lebanese Association, together with Malteser International, distributes emergency kits and provides medical assistance A home visits programme is reaching out to 400 Syrian refugee families living in precarious improvised shelters in northern Lebanon. With Malteser International’s support, the Lebanese Association of the Order of Malta’s socio-medical centre in Khaldieh is sending out health professionals […]

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  • 03/05/2013

    Members raise funds in their local communities for Coats for the Homeless

    WITH temperatures across the country beginning to drop and the wet season approaching, Australia’s growing homeless population is bracing itself for the bitter winter conditions.  In a bid to provide some comfort to those sleeping rough, in 2013 the Order’s Coats for the Homeless program will distribute 2,500 Coats nationwide this winter. In addition to […]

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  • 03/05/2013

    Lourdes Healing Mass in Queensland, Saturday 4th May 2013

    On Saturday 4th of May, Members of the Order in Queensland will be celebrating the annual Lourdes Healing Mass at St Paschal’s Church. Those who attend the Mass will receive special blessings and bottles of Lourdes water. All are welcome. Mass details: Date: Saturday 4th May 2013 Location: St Paschal’s Church, Wavell Heights Time: 10am   […]

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  • 19/04/2013

    Project update: Ambulance for the Order’s medical clinic in Maubara

    In December 2012, we had a National appeal to our supporters, asking for help to purchase an ambulance for the Maubara medical clinic in Timor-Leste. Since that time we have received many generous donations and have been fortunate enough to have been offered two ambulances from the St John Ambulance Corps in Western Australia. Jebsens Shipping […]

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  • 04/04/2013

    Latest Pharmaceutical delivery to clinics in Timor-Leste

    The Australian Association’s is in the process of delivering another pharmaceutical consignment to medical clinics in Timor-Leste. These facilities provide primary medical care for a significant number of Timorese in underprivileged urban and isolated rural areas. The provision of pharmaceuticals at no cost, allows the Timorese from rural areas to receive treatment that would otherwise […]

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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.