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Order of Malta Australia

News

  • 08/11/2021

    Sir James Gobbo, AC, CVO, KGCSG – Requiescat In Pace

    The Hon. Sir James Augustine Gobbo AC CVO QC (born 22 March 1931 – died 7 November 2021) It is with great sadness that we report that Confrere Sir James Gobbo, AC, CVO, KGCSG, former President of the Australian Association and former Regent of the Subpriory of the Immaculate Conception, died this weekend. Sir James, [...]

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  • 07/11/2021

    The Feast of Saint Pope John Paul II in Greymouth

    Pictured: Consoeur Abina Pope at John Paul II High School with the Presidential Chair. Report by Bevan Killick The Feast of Saint Pope John Paul II was celebrated with gusto at John Paul II High School in Greymouth, on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. As the school’s Director of Religious Studies is [...]

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  • 24/10/2021

    Fr Robbie illuminates the Order of Malta’s Devotion to Our Lady of Philermos

    Report by Joseph Grogan. On 23 October 2021, around fifty Order of Malta Members and Candidates shared the fourth spiritual formation session of “An Hour of Reflection with a Chaplain”. Fr Anthony Robbie, Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem, illuminated the historical and spiritual depth of our Order’s Devotion to Our Lady of Philermos. Fr Robbie expertly [...]

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  • 21/10/2021

    Email ‘Phishing” Scams

    The Order of Malta, like many other charitable organisations throughout Australia, has been subject to attempts by IT hackers to compromise its systems, particularly in relation to unauthorised email seeking personal information such as email addresses or passwords. We advise our stakeholders to be aware of this and take precautions. If you receive a suspicious [...]

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  • 18/10/2021

    “After the Tampa” – Book signing and dinner address in New Zealand

    Pictured (L to R):  Abbas Nazari, Consoeur Abina Pope DMG, NZ Hospitaller Confrere Bevan Killick KMG, former NZ Ambassador to Afghanistan, Brigadier Neville Reilly NZGS ONZM. Report by Bevan Killick On the 7 October 2021, the 450th anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto, South Island based members of the Order were greeted with “As-salamu Alaykum” [...]

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  • 14/10/2021

    Order of Malta in Brisbane to expand homeless ministry through ECM

    Report by Joseph Grogan On Sunday 10th October, ten Order of Malta Members and volunteers in Brisbane continued our monthly service of people in need, through the Emmanuel City Mission (ECM) homeless sanctuary. Member Dymphna Muir DMG reflects, “Today I went for the first time to help out at the Emmanuel City Mission. The Order [...]

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  • 13/10/2021

    Mass to celebrate the Feast Day of Blessed Gerard, Founder the Order of Malta

    To celebrate the Feast Day of Blessed Gerard, Founder and First Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, members, candidates and volunteers across the Asia Pacific region joined a livestreamed Mass from the Cathedral of St Stephen, Brisbane. Most Rev Bishop Ken Howell, Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane and Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem, and Magistral [...]

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  • 06/10/2021

    October 2021 Newsletter now available!

    Our latest newsletter is now available! Download a copy of our October 2021 Newsletter If you are in Australia and 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. Visit our online store, make [...]

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  • 29/09/2021

    2021 Asia-Pacific Youth Camp Highlights

    For over thirty years the Order of Malta has a tradition of hosting youth camps that bring together young people with disabilities, volunteers and carers for a once in a lifetime experience of fun, friendship and adventure. In September, our attendees came together at a premier sporting facility on the Gold Coast for the 2021 [...]

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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.