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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 09/03/2022

    Aid to Tonga following volcanic eruption and tsunami

    Over a month after the volcanic eruption and tsunami that devastated Tonga, the full extent of the damage is only now being realised. The World Bank's impact assessment report found 85 per cent of the country's population was affected by the unprecedented eruption that created waves strong enough to flatten islands. In addition to damaged homes, infrastructure and displaced people [...]

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  • 03/03/2022

    Ukraine update: Your support is still needed

    Dear friends Thank you to all of you in Australia and New Zealand that have contributed to our appeal. We have raised $40,000 so far and are hoping to hit the $50,000 mark in the coming days. We are in daily contact with our brothers and sisters in Europe and your contribution is going directly [...]

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  • 28/02/2022

    Hour of Reflection with Darwin Bishop Charles Gauci

    On 26 February 2022, Darwin Bishop Charles Gauci, Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem Order of Malta, guided over 40 Members and friends in an online reflection on “Contemplation, Attentiveness, and Action”, helping us to prepare spiritually for Lent. Bishop Gauci challenged all to harness Scripture and silent prayer to deepen our spiritual maturation and service of people in [...]

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  • 28/02/2022

    Expressions of Interest: Sydney Youth Camp 6 – 8 May 2022

    The Order of Malta is organising  another camp for young adults (18 to 35 year olds) with a physical or intellectual disability.  If you are interested in attending as a GUEST, VOLUNTEER or CARER, please complete the online Expressions of Interest form.  Closing date for applications is 15 March. Tweet

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  • 14/02/2022

    Order of Malta in Brisbane deeply moved by serving vulnerable through ECM

    By Joseph Grogan On Sunday 13 February 2022, eleven Order of Malta Members and Volunteers (OMV), appreciated serving the community through the Emmanuel City Mission (ECM) homeless sanctuary. Confrere Greg Crafter from South Australia attended to see the positive difference the Order's ministry makes in peoples’ lives. Our OMV team supports ECM through warmly welcoming [...]

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  • 14/02/2022

    2022 Our Lady of Lourdes World Day of the Sick Mass in Adelaide

    Report by Noel Mifsud, Southern Region Hospitaller The Catholic Church’s World Day of the Sick, established by St John Paul II, is held annually on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. Consoeur Mary Kennedy, Confrère Tony Smith (and wife Helen) and I, attended  the 2022 Our Lady of Lourdes World Day of the Sick [...]

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  • 09/02/2022

    Interview – An Hour with Principal Chaplain Archbishop Mark Coleridge

    Learn more about the Principal Chaplain of the Australian Association of the Order of Malta, Archbishop Mark Coleridge, who also explains the role of a Chaplain and provides insights into the Order's Mission and the Plenary Council, in an interview with Justice Martin Daubney AM KMG.   Chapters: 1:47 Journey to Priesthood 8:27 Surprises in [...]

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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.