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Order of Malta Australia


  • 22/08/2021

    Te Ara a Maria: Mary’s Way

    Pictured left to right: Confrere Belfiore Bologna, the Archbishop Paul Martin SM (Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington and Apostolic Administator of Christchurch), Confrere Bevan Killick (NZ Regional Hospitaller), Chris Walker, Damien Walker (the artist of the image of Our Lady), HE Archbishop Donatus Rugambwa (Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand), the Most Reverend Michael Gielen (Auxiliary Bishop [...]

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  • 12/08/2021


    365 days after the terrible explosions that devastated the Lebanese capital, we take this moment to share with you the below tribute. May God put His blessings on each and every person who suffered and is still suffering, each and every Hero who worked and is still working tirelessly to relieve the hardships, and finally, [...]

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  • 06/08/2021

    Showing care to the homeless – Coats, Care Packs and Compassion

    Our Coats for the Homeless program not only delivers warm coats, socks and care packs to those sleeping-rough, but it also is an opportunity for our volunteers to connect and show care for some of the most marginalised in our society. Every interaction our distribution teams have with the homeless is unique and so are [...]

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  • 25/07/2021

    15 years of outstanding service – Confrere Stuart Rowland retires from EPC

    The South East Region would like to acknowledge Confrere Stuart Rowland KMG who recently retired from Eastern Palliative Care (EPC), having completed fifteen years as one of the South East Region (SER)’s members of the EPC Association and as member of EPC’s Committee of Management. Stuart provided invaluable service to EPC in a number of [...]

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  • 25/07/2021

    Over 50 Members attend Spiritual Formation Webinar by Chaplain Fr James McCarthy

    Report by Joseph Grogan On Saturday July 24, Magistral Chaplain Fr James McCarthy hosted our first “Hour of  Reflection with a Chaplain” webinar. It was attended by over 50 Members, Candidates and friends of the Order of Malta in Australia, Hong Kong and Japan. The presentation “Postures for Prayer” demystified the Spiritual, Scriptural and historical roots underscoring our physical worship [...]

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  • 25/07/2021

    Members particpate in Run Melbourne to raise funds for Eastern Palliative Care

    Pictured: Consouer Lilian Antonelli  undertaking the walk. The Order of Malta, together with St Vincent's Hospital, is a key stakeholder in Eastern Palliative Care, an organisation providing important care to persons facing end of life. On Sunday, 25th July, EPC held its Run Melbourne event to raise funds for its palliative care work. Some $17,700 [...]

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  • 22/07/2021

    Justice Martin Daubney named ACU chancellor

    Archbishop Mark Coleridge welcomed the newly-named Chancellor, Justice Martin Daubney. Picture courtesy of The Catholic Leader. Member of the Order of Malta, the Hon Justice Martin Daubney has been named as Australian Catholic University's fifth Chancellor. He will serve a term of five years starting 1 January 2022. Justice Daubney, an Honorary Fellow of ACU, [...]

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  • 21/07/2021

    Malteser International Annual Report 2020

    Malteser International are the international humanitarian relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta. For over 60 years, they have been standing by people affected by poverty, disease, conflict, and disaster – to help them to lead a healthy life with dignity. In 2020, Malteser International reached vulnerable people in 32 countries through 138 development [...]

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  • 01/07/2021

    President Douglas leads Members and OMV’s service at ECM, Qld

    Report: Joseph Grogan The Order of Malta Volunteers (OMV) in Brisbane continue serving people in need through different ministries, including supporting the Emmanuel City Mission (ECM). President Justice James Douglas KHD and North Eastern Regional Hospitaller Danny Higgins KMG led Members, Candidates, Volunteers and friends in preparing and serving ECM’s free breakfast and lunch for [...]

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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.