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Order of Malta Australia


  • 03/11/2019

    South Eastern Region Annual Mass for the Faithful Departed

    On Sunday 3 November 2019 at 10.30am, members of the South Eastern Region attended the Annual Mass for the Faithful Departed at the Carmelite Monastery in Kew. The Mass was Celebrated by the Most Rev Terence Curtin, Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne and Conventual Chaplain ad Honorem. Members were joined by the Carmelite Sisters and local [...]

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  • 29/10/2019

    2019 Asia Pacific Camp for Disabled Youth in Hong Kong

    The third summer camp for the disabled young in the Asian and Pacific area took place from October 23 – 26, 2019 in Hong Kong. It was full of an atmosphere of excitement and enthusiasm, and was also gifted with fine weather. The Order of Malta’s Hong Kong Association and its volunteers received the guests [...]

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  • 27/10/2019

    Order of Malta provides support to flood victims in Ubon Ratchathani

    During September and October, Thailand is accustomed to heavy rain and at times flooding especially in the North East which is the heart land of rice farming industry. However this year neither the government nor the local people were prepared for the devastation of storms Podul and Kajiki that arrived early September and effected 400,000 [...]

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  • 16/10/2019

    Hygiene Packs for the Homeless around Darwin

    Pictured: Members of the Order, Sean Parnell (left) and  Frances Booth AM (right), present Jocelyn Cull (centre) with 100 Hygiene Packs for the Homeless outside of the new NT St Vincent de Paul Head Office in Casuarina. On Saturday 12 October 2019, our new Central and Northern Hospitaller Sean Parnell and Frances Booth AM presented [...]

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  • 14/10/2019

    Inaugural National Day of the Order of Malta in Australia

    This week members of the Order of Malta across the globe are undertaking activities to raise awareness of our presence and ministry. The National Day of the Order of Malta was an initiative started by Members in Italy in 2018. The success of this day was quickly recognised, and other countries were encouraged to adopt [...]

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  • 13/10/2019

    Mass and Meeting of the North Eastern Region St Paschal’s Wavell Heights

    Pictured: Chief Chaplain Ad Interim Archbishop Mark Coleridge with (L-R) the National President Emeritus Dr Ian Marshall AM AE KC*SG KGCMG(Ob), North Eastern Regional Hospitaller Emeritus Derek Pingel KMG, the new President The Hon. Justice James Douglas KHD, Queensland Chairperson Emeritus The Hon. Justice Martin Daubney AM KMG, the new North Eastern Regional Hospitaller Danny [...]

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  • 10/10/2019

    First meeting of the new Executive Council

    The new committee hit the ground running at its first executive council meeting at the Melbourne campus of ACU on Saturday morning, 5 October 2019. 10 of the 13 members were able to attend in person while the other three rang in from Sydney, Wellington and, in the vice-president’s case, very early in the morning [...]

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  • 02/10/2019

    Catholic Bioethics Conference – the Future of Freedom in Healthcare and Doctor-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia legislation

    Pictured: Medical students being acknowledged   Report by Eamonn Mathieson On Saturday 14 September, over 120 healthcare professionals and bioethicists attended the Australian Catholic Bioethics Conference and Dinner at the Park Hyatt Melbourne, hosted by the Australian Catholic Medical Association (CMA) and the Order of Malta. Several other sponsors including, Cabrini Health, St Vincent’s Health [...]

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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.