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Order of Malta Australia


  • 28/06/2022

    Expressions of interest open – Melbourne 2022 Camp for Disabled Youth

    The Order of Malta Youth Camps aim to bring together young people with disabilities, volunteers and carers for a once in a lifetime experience of fun, friendship and adventure. Australia hosted its first camp in the Gold Coast in September 2021 and it was such a success that the Australian Association has since hosted a second [...]

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  • 26/06/2022

    Investiture Mass in Sydney for the Feast of John the Baptist

    5 new members were received into the Order of Malta , and three incumbent members took their Promise of Obedience at an Investiture Mass celebrated on 24 June 2022 at the Crypt, St Mary’s Cathedral. The Mass was presided by Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP and concelebrated by Bishop Danny Meagher and Fr James McCarthy. Fr [...]

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  • 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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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.