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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 17/06/2019

    VOLUNTEERING: “We truly welcome your coming to cook a BBQ for us “

    "We truly welcome your coming to cook a BBQ for us " Tierney House resident Rod (pictured right) with Order of Malta volunteer Lachlan. Our volunteers undertake BBQs at Tierney House Homeless service and Gorman House Drug and Alcohol Detoxification unit 3 times a week to socialise with residents. The units are in Darlinghurst and [...]

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  • 17/06/2019

    2019 Coats for the Homeless Distribution Report

    Thanks to our Members, volunteers and donors, 6,000 Coats for the Homeless are being distributed across Australia to rough sleepers. To everyone who has contributed to this project – THANK YOU! We wanted to share some images from the distribution and messages of thanks we have received. • Young Volunteers of the Order of Malta [...]

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  • 13/06/2019

    In the papers: Howard enters fray on religious freedom

    Original article published in the Catholic Weekly by Peter Rosengren - June 4, 2019. Published with permission. Pictured: Former Prime Minister John Howard and Ian Marshall, Order of Malta President at an an Order of Malta dinner on 1 June. PHOTO: Giovanni Portelli Attempts to remove current exemptions in anti-discrimination laws would only undermine the [...]

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  • 13/06/2019

    In the papers: Order of Malta takes on big challenges

    Article from the Catholic Weekly, by Rodrigues - June 5, 2019. Published with permission. Knights gather at St Benedict’s Church in Broadway for the investiture of new members last weekend. PHOTO: Giovanni Portelli Ancient order considers pressing social issues during assembly Former NSW attorney general Greg Smith SC has issued an urgent warning that euthanasia [...]

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  • 13/06/2019

    Malteser International Responds to First Case of Ebola Virus in Uganda

    Cologne/Kampala. Malteser International is intensifying its aid efforts after the confirmation of a first case of the Ebola virus in Uganda. “Our fears in the last months have now been confirmed,” said Roland Hansen, Malteser International’s Team Leader for Africa. “The epidemic in the DR Congo has now spread to a neighboring country. We will [...]

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  • 30/05/2019

    Young Order of Malta Volunteers return to their Pacific roots

    Original article featured in the Catholic Leader Brisbane family rediscover their roots on pilgrimage to a country of simple Christian faith THE small Micronesian nation of Kiribati in the central Pacific Ocean is home to 110,000 people. Of that number, 96 per cent are Christian and 56 per cent are Catholic. Azure blue waters and [...]

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  • 21/05/2019

    Parramatta Community Care Van

    Following the success of our Sydney Community Care Van another van has started operation in Parramatta on a Monday evening between 6pm – 7.30pm. In addition to this a second weekly service will commence operation in the coming months. Volunteers distribute Coats for the Homeless in winter, sun protection in summer and water and hygiene [...]

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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.