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Order of Malta Australia


  • 22/06/2022

    2021 Order of Malta Nursing Prize

    Congratulations to Jade Churchwade, the winner of the Australian Catholic University (Brisbane campus) 2021 Order of Malta Nursing Prize. The prize is awarded to a second year Bachelor of Nursing student studying the unit ‘Principles of Nursing: Context of Ageing’. The successful student must consistently show a positive attitude towards the subject matter of end [...]

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  • 22/06/2022

    Celebrating the Northern-Central Region’s volunteers: Hilary Winchester

    Congratulations to our wonderful volunteer Hilary (pictured far left), who was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours and appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to tertiary education, and to governance, committee and advisory roles. Hilary is a valued Order of Malta volunteer who helped establish our monthly food service for the homeless [...]

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  • 20/06/2022

    Sydney Walk with Christ Eucharistic Procession

    On Saturday 19 June, members of the Order of Malta joined over 13,000 disciples for the Walk with Christ Eucharistic Procession through the streets of Sydney. People from every part of the archdiocese joined together for the Walk With Christ to honour the Feast of Corpus Christi after a three-year hiatus due to pandemic restrictions. [...]

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  • 15/06/2022

    Order of Malta provides “Coats for the Homeless” and warm meals in Brisbane

    By Joseph Grogan As Brisbane endures the coldest start to Winter in over 100 years, seven Order of Malta Volunteers (OMV), including the North Eastern Regional Hospitaller, provided specialised Winter coats, warm beverages, meals, extra bread supplies, and a friendly welcome to over fifty people in need, through the Emmanuel City Mission (ECM).   Today, [...]

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  • 13/06/2022

    Fra’ John T. Dunlap is the new Lieutenant of the Grand Master

    Fra’ John T. Dunlap, member of the Sovereign Council, was appointed this morning by Pope Francis Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta. Fra’ John T. Dunlap succeeds Fra’ Marco Luzzago who passed away on 7 June last. In his letter of appointment, Pope Francis states that ‘the sudden departure of [...]

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  • 10/06/2022

    Fra’ Marco Luzzago – Solemn funeral on Tuesday 14 June

    The Lying in State of Fra’ Marco Luzzago, Lieutenant of the Grand Master, who died of a sudden illness on 7 June last, will be held in the Church of Santa Maria in Aventino, in the Sovereign Order of Malta’s Magistral Villa complex in Rome. To allow all those who wish to pay their respects [...]

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  • 08/06/2022

    Community Care Van service assists Newcastle’s homeless

    The Order of Malta Community Care Van has launched a limited service into NSW's second largest city, Newcastle.  Working with our partners at Reach Homeless Services in the inner western suburb of Hamilton and Soul Cafe in inner city Newcastle, our volunteers distributed 60 #CoatsfortheHomeless to Newcastle's most vulnerable last week. Our volunteers will return [...]

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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.