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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 28/01/2020

    BUSHFIRE UPDATE: Support provided to impacted communities in SA

    In addition to support provided to impacted communities in NSW and VIC, the Order of Malta have provided a further $15,000 in food vouchers to those affected by the bushfires in SA. “I was humbled to meet one bushfire victim this afternoon and hear his deeply personal bushfire survival story. He recounted with deep emotion [...]

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  • 22/01/2020

    Order of Malta donated Medical Van to health centre in Ubon Ratchathani

    Report by Arian Borg Cardona "Last November when members were delivering much needed blankets and equipment to the villages affected by the great floods we visited a medical Centre for the elderly in Ubon Ratchathani to donate blankets, medicines and diapers. We noticed that they had no vehicles to visit the sick at home or [...]

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  • 21/01/2020

    Night Mission project launches to assist the homeless in Singapore

    20 members and volunteers of the Singapore Association attended their kick-off session of the Night Mission project. The session started with an orientation conducted by Catholic Welfare Services who runs this programme for the homeless. The group was divided into three smaller groups and all set out at 11 pm to visit the homeless in [...]

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  • 12/01/2020

    BUSHFIRE UPDATE: Members visit South Eastern Relief Centre

    Members of the Order of Malta has reacted to the bushfire crisis by connecting directly with the Parishes involved and offering immediate assistance In a sign of solidarity and support, members of the South Eastern region joined the parishioners at East Gippsland at Bairnsdale’s St Marys Church to pray for those most in need during [...]

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  • 08/01/2020

    BUSHFIRE UPDATE: $20,000 distributed to those who have lost homes

    Fr Tony Percy, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, provides an update on the bushfires in the area and the community response. The Order of Malta's contribution of $20,000 will be immediately distributed to those who have lost homes in the area. This is the first of many emergency response initiatives and [...]

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  • 07/01/2020

    QLD Volunteers distribute 68 Hygiene Packs at first outreach activity of 2020

    Order of Malta Volunteers (OMV) started the New Year by supporting Rosies friends with their monthly BBQ and groceries outreach at Rotary Park Aspley serving 47 patrons, including a single father with two primary-school aged sons. The Volunteers distributed 68 Hygiene items kindly donated by Order of Malta Members and friends. Amid the soaring temperatures, [...]

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  • 02/01/2020

    2019/2020 Bushfire Appeal – message from the Hospitaller

    Dear Members and Supporters Like all Australians, and indeed the rest of the world, it was with great sadness that we welcomed in 2020 with heartbreaking footage of families losing everything as bushfires rage throughout parts of the country. Further catastrophic conditions are forecast over the coming week. The Order of Malta Australia will be [...]

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  • 25/12/2019

    Christmas Giving at Gorman and Tierney House

    A tradition of the Order of Malta Australia each year is for Members to visit patients at Gorman House Detoxification unit and Tierney House Homeless Health service on Christmas Day to give gifts to the patients there. This is in addition to the thrice weekly BBQs held year round at these facilities. This year was [...]

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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.