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Order of Malta Australia


  • 26/08/2020

    Assitance provided to families who lost homes in fire

    Following an appeal to assist families in Mimili who lost their homes in a fire, members of South Australia sent 16 sleeping bags from Adelaide to the Aboriginal community located 1,196km away. The sleeping bags provided much needed warmth to families who lost their homes in a fire. We were blessed to receive the assistance [...]

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  • 23/08/2020

    Online Mass for the Anniversary of Blessed Gérard – Join us!

    Order of Malta Australia invite you to join a Holy Mass to celebrate the 900th Anniversary of the death of our founder Blessed Gérard. on Thursday 3 September 2020, at 5.30pm (Sydney) THE MASS WILL BE LIVESTREAMED   Most Rev Prof Anthony Fisher, OP DD Archbishop of Sydney Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem will celebrate the Mass [...]

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  • 19/08/2020

    Food bags and baby milk provided to diadvantaged in Klong Toey, Bangkok

    On 13th August, a day after Mother's Day The members of the Order of Malta Thailand visited the mothers and grandmothers at Klong Toey, Bangkok to bring food bags to help reduce the financial hardship the residence continue to face due to Covid 19. The bags contained a dozen eggs, cooking oil, rice, milk, noodles, [...]

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  • 18/08/2020

    VIDEO: Order of Malta response to Beirut Explosion

    Malteser International and the Lebanese Association of the Knights of Malta have been responding in Beirut in the aftermath of last week's explosion at the city's port. The explosion killed more than 200 people and injured over 6,000. We responded by providing urgent medical care to people affected in our mobile units. Donate now to [...]

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  • 13/08/2020

    Lebanon update: Order of Malta responds as the situations unfolds

    Following the terrible explosion in Beirut last week, National Hospitaller John Murphy was on the international conference call hosted by the Global Fund for Forgotten People in the early hours of Friday morning to be updated on the Order's response as it unfolds in this holy land directly from H.E. Marwan Sehnaoui-President of the Lebanese [...]

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  • 07/08/2020

    #PrayforLebanon – Members and volunteers pray the Rosary for our bretheren in Beruit

    Following the devastating explosion in Lebanon, Members of the Order of Malta's Australian Executive Council joined Candidates, volunteers and family including Lebanese-Australian volunteers to pray the Rosary for our brethren in Beruit. The Lebanese Association of the Knights of Malta (LAKM), Malteser International’s partner on the ground were swift into action treating casualties and mobilising [...]

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  • 06/08/2020

    Beirut explosion: Malteser International mobilizes support for people affected

    Hospitals in Beirut suffered extensive damage, including a hospital supported by our partner, the Lebanese Association of the Knights of Malta (LAKM). Photo: LAKM/Malteser International Beirut. On Tuesday evening in Lebanon’s capital city of Beirut, a massive explosion at the port sent an enormous blast wave that devastated communities within a 10km radius, leaving at [...]

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  • 04/08/2020

    Homelessness Week adapts during Covid-19

    Homelessness Week, 2-7 August Homelessness Week, which is held each year during the first week in August, Social Services and the community hold events to support those people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. Alyson Segrott PUBLISHED August 04, 2020 Read the original article. Hunter Homeless Connect Inc. holds an annual Hunter [...]

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  • 10/07/2020

    Food hampers for foreign students in Tasmania impacted by Covid-19

    In Tasmania, members have assisted foreign students who do not qualify for support from either the Commonwealth or State governments, by providing emergency food hampers. Many have lost their student jobs necessary to pay for their rent, food, tuition, transport and are unable to fly home during the pandemic. Pedro (pictured) is a UTAS post [...]

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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.