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Order of Malta Australia


  • 20/10/2020

    Feast Day of Blessed Emperor Karl (Charles) of Austria

    Blessed Emperor Karl of Austria and his wife, Servant of God Empress Zita of Bourbon-Parma, attending Mass with wounded Hungarian troops from a hospital train during World War One.   On the 21st October, Members of the Order of Malta celebrated the Feast Day of Blessed Emperor Karl (Charles) of Austria, Bailiff Grand Cross of [...]

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  • 13/10/2020

    Australian member awarded a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

    Professor Edward Byrne, member of the Order of Malta Australia and President & Principal of King’s College London, has been awarded a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The Queen’s Birthday Honours lists recognise the achievements of a wide range of people from across the UK. Originally trained as a neuroscientist, Professor Byrne’s research contributions [...]

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  • 12/10/2020

    Dr Tracey Rowland wins prestigious Ratzinger Prize

    One of our members,  theologian Consoeur Dr Tracey Rowland has won the prestigious Ratzinger Prize, often referred to as the "Nobel Prize of theology". Established by Pope Benedict in 2010, it recognises those who perform promising scholarly research relating to or expounding upon his work. The Prize is awarded to two individuals each year regardless of [...]

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  • 01/10/2020


    Following the devastating bushfire that rocked the world at the beginning of the year, the Order of Malta has been supporting impacted communities with not only an initial emergency response but longer-term recovery. Mogo, a small goldrush town in NSW with a population of about 300, has in recent years attracted tourists for its arts [...]

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  • 30/09/2020

    October 2020 Newsletter is now available!

    Our latest newsletter is now available! Download a copy of our October 2020 Newsletter If you wish to be added to our distribution list, please register your details using our online form and we will send you a copy. Want to read the stories online? Visit our News Area. Order of Malta Christmas Cards and [...]

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  • 25/09/2020

    Statement of the Grand Chancellor to the 75th United Nations General Assembly taking place in New York

    Albrecht Boeaselager called for a fair, wide and fast distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine The 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on 15 September under the theme “The future we want, the United Nations we need: reaffirming our collective commitment to multilateralism – confronting Covid-19 through effective multilateral action”. Concluding on 29 [...]

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  • 23/09/2020

    ‘Story Telling Centre’ at Milton to assist bushfire victims

    Pictured outside of the new Story Telling Centre, Milton Ulladulla parish priest Fr. Michael Dyer and Order of Malta members Frank Testa and Dunstan de Souza The Order of Malta has partnered with the Milton Ulladulla parish to open a ‘Story Telling Centre’ for bushfire victims. The parish encompasses the town of Conjola Park where [...]

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  • 21/09/2020

    Order of Malta Christmas Cards on sale now!

    Order of Malta Christmas Card 2020 We are all living in an age that is increasingly secular and sadly Christmas cards with the image of Jesus Christ are becoming scarce. By sending loved ones a personal Christmas  card celebrating the birth of Jesus you have the opportunity to respond to the challenge and effectively defend our faith with [...]

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  • 14/09/2020

    UPDATE: 2021 Order of Malta Youth Camp on the Gold Coast

    Christien Saklawy pictured with his mother Janet in Hong Kong 2019 "I participated in the Order for Malta Camp for Young Adults in Hong Kong in October 2019. It was one of the best weeks of my life. For once, I was allowed to be myself. It was OK and normal to be me, not [...]

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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.