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Order of Malta Australia


  • 09/03/2021

    Tierney House volunteer BBQs to recommence 20 March 2021

    Great news! Our volunteer BBQs at Tierney House that have had a prolonged hiatus following the implementation of COVID-19 restrictions, are scheduled to recommence this month. Tierney House is part of St Vincent’s Homeless Health Service and is a 12 bedded residential unit assisting the inner city homeless population to access health care. Tierney House [...]

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  • 05/03/2021

    Monthly food service for disadvantaged supported by members in Darwin

    On the last Sunday of every month members of the Order of Malta volunteer at a food service in Fannie Bay, Darwin. The monthly commitment with the missionaries of charity involves members purchasing, preparing and serving the food to those who attend. The nuns deliver a prayer before the meal and the people we serve [...]

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  • 04/03/2021

    Rev Fr Peter Gillam – requiescat in pace

    Pictured: Fr Peter Gillam with our Conventual Chaplain Archbishop John Bathersby travelling Ireland circa the late 1960's We received the sad news of Rev Fr Peter Gillam’s unexpected death during the night of 2nd March. Fr Peter was parish priest at Hendra, Queensland in 1979 when he was appointed the first and much loved Magistral Chaplain [...]

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  • 25/02/2021

    Lent 2021 – Gardening assistance to parishioners

    Last weekend our Young Order of Malta Volunteers were busy in Cronulla assisting two parishioners of St Aloysius, in their gardens. Despite the hard work, Anna, Dalton Dunstan, Nicholas, Alpha, Cathy, Michael and Chelsea all had a lot of fun and shared lots of smiles and laughs throughout the day. "Thank you for everything you [...]

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  • 22/02/2021

    Order of Malta Volunteers serve with Emmanuel City Mission in Brisbane

    Order of Malta Volunteers (OMV) Australia is dedicated to “Caring for people in need - together”. We support different charitable ministries across Brisbane. On the 21st February 2021, in the spirit of Lent, OMV commenced monthly service #volunteering with Emmanuel City Mission (EMC), in South Brisbane. This Sunday outreach engaged over 50 people in need. [...]

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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.