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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 07/02/2013

    Coats for the Homeless Coffee Morning

    Last year our Members in Queensland hosted a breakfast morning to raise funds for the Coats for the Homeless project. The event was such a huge success that it was suggested that the idea be taken up nationally. Therefore in the month of July we are asking our Members and supporters across to hold our […]

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  • 05/02/2013

    Coats for the Homeless project to expand in 2013

    Following the success of the 2012 Coats for the Homeless distribution, we are now in the planning stages of the 2013 project. This year the Order is committed to increasing the volume of Coats we manufacture to 2,500 (an increase of 25% on 2012). Despite the huge success and support received for this project, every […]

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  • 05/02/2013

    Orphan Support Programme

    Timor-Leste has a high number of orphans and no state welfare system to care for them.  With high mortality rates of mothers in childbirth and basic poverty preventing families from supporting extra children, orphanages play a vital role in society.  The Order of Malta has ‘adopted’ the Carmelite Sister’s orphanage in the town of Maubara, […]

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  • 29/01/2013

    Syria Crisis: Plight of refugees intensifies

     Malteser International scales up aid in the region Cologne. As the crisis in Syria and its neighbouring countries intensifies and the numbers of refugees and displaced continues to rise, Malteser International is preparing an expansion of its emergency response in the region. According to the United Nations, nearly four million Syrians are currently in need […]

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  • 16/01/2013

    February 2013 – 900th Anniversary of the Order of Malta

    On February 15, 2013, the Order will celebrate the 900th anniversary of the issuance of Pie postulatio voluntatis, the papal bull (or bulla sacra). This memorable anniversary celebrates the date the Order’s founder, Blessed Gerard, secured for his community of brothers the much-desired ecclesiastical approval for the Hospital of St John (today the Sovereign Military […]

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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.