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  • 19/04/2013

    Project update: Ambulance for the Order’s medical clinic in Maubara

    In December 2012, we had a National appeal to our supporters, asking for help to purchase an ambulance for the Maubara medical clinic in Timor-Leste. Since that time we have received many generous donations and have been fortunate enough to have been offered two ambulances from the St John Ambulance Corps in Western Australia. Jebsens Shipping […]

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  • 04/04/2013

    Latest Pharmaceutical delivery to clinics in Timor-Leste

    The Australian Association’s is in the process of delivering another pharmaceutical consignment to medical clinics in Timor-Leste. These facilities provide primary medical care for a significant number of Timorese in underprivileged urban and isolated rural areas. The provision of pharmaceuticals at no cost, allows the Timorese from rural areas to receive treatment that would otherwise […]

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  • 22/03/2013

    Two years after the start of the Syrian conflict, the Order of Malta puts displaced mothers and babies in the spotlight

    On the second anniversary of the Syrian conflict that has so far caused more than 70,000 deaths and led more than one million to flee the country, Malteser International is calling attention to the daily struggle for survival of displaced Syrian mothers and children. “Their needs, especially the children’s needs, increase every single day”, says […]

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  • 22/03/2013

    Inauguration Mass of Pope Francis

    The Holy Father: “Protecting people, showing loving concern for each and every person.” The Grand Master present with the Order of Malta’s official delegation. “Let us never forget that real power is service…of the poorest, the weakest,” said Pope Francis, choosing “Care” and “Protection” as the leading themes of his homily during the Solemn Mass […]

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  • 14/03/2013

    International Women’s Day: the Order of Malta supports victims of violence

    International Women’s Day was founded to raise awareness of the vulnerability and unequal status of women across the globe. Today, the Order of Malta’s programmes support women in some of the world’s most violent regions. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Order of Malta provides psychological and medical treatment for women who have been […]

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  • 14/03/2013

    Knight of the Order awarded Papal Knighthood

    Mr Curran, a philanthropist and the founder of St Vincent’s Hospital’s Curran Foundation, was acknowledged for his “extraordinarily generous contributions to the Church and to the broader Australian community”. In 1984, Mr Curran created the Curran Foundation which has since continued to assist the work of St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, of which he was […]

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  • 26/02/2013

    Kairos Catholic Journal – Order of Malta celebrations in Rome

    Read the Kairos Catholic Journal article on the Order’s celebrations in Rome: http://www.cam.org.au/News-and-Events/News-and-Events/News/Article/14173/Order-of-Malta-celebrations-in-Rome   Other articles: Rome celebrates ancient Order: http://www.cam.org.au/News-and-Events/News-and-Events/News/Article/14104/Rome-Celebrates-Ancient-Order

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  • 21/02/2013

    Haiti earthquake, three years later: Passing the torch to local groups

    The emergency international relief agency of the Order of Malta, Malteser International, will stay in Haiti for three more years. Three years after the earthquake that left Haiti in ruins, recovery efforts must go on – but with a much stronger focus on strengthening local structures, states Malteser International. So the progress that Malteser International achieved […]

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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.