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Order of Malta Australia


  • 13/05/2021

    COLD. WET. COVID-19. The homeless are more vulnerable than ever this winter.

    Like the rest of the world the Order of Malta Australia has adapted to operate under ‘COVID-normal’. For the rough-sleepers we serve, further to the usual challenges the winter weather brings, they now have the additional obstacles that COVID-19 presents. The Order of Malta is committed to continue assisting the homeless face the health challenges [...]

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  • 12/05/2021

    HELPERS NEEDED – Gardening Assistance to Elderly

    Following the success of our last Gardening Day, another has been scheduled for the first Saturday of June! Our Order of Malta volunteers will be back out in Cronulla, NSW helping the elderly residents in their gardens. Please email for more information Tweet

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  • 07/05/2021

    Australian Association’s President visits Darwin operations

      At the beginning of May, the President of the Australian Association, the Hon. James Douglas, KHD visited the Order of Malta's operations in the Northern Territory. As part of this visit, he presented our Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem Bishop Charles Victor Emmanuel Gauci with his cross as a Chaplain of the Order. The President [...]

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  • 03/05/2021

    Men’s Mental Health Dinner to support Bushfire Victims

    38 guests attended the Lake Conjola Bowling Club on Saturday evening for a Men’s Mental Health evening, co-hosted by the Order of Malta and the Shoalhaven Rising from the Ashes centre. The event brought together men from the community, impacted by the bushfires. Guests enjoyed a meal and talks from guest speakers. Dr Tad Tietze, [...]

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  • 29/04/2021

    2021 Order of Malta Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage

    The Order's annual pilgrimage to Lourdes was due to start this Thursday 29 April and continue until Monday 3 May. It is usually an inspirational 5 days of prayer, service, fraternity and fun. Due to the pandemic, there will be very few pilgrims in Lourdes again this year and the Australian Association will not be [...]

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  • 25/04/2021

    Order of Malta Volunteers reaching out with ECM and TFD on Anzac Day

    Our deep respect and gratitude to all who have fought and sacrificed to make our country and world a safer, better place. Lest We Forget. Today, Order of Malta Members and Volunteers reached out with Emmanuel City Mission (ECM) to serve free meals, share friendly conversation and provide generously donated, high quality dental care and [...]

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  • 22/04/2021

    Medical students help pack Order of Malta Hygiene Packs for the Homeless

    On Monday the Central Eastern Region OMV team held a packing day at Notre Dame University. The nursing and medical students helped put together over 300 hygiene packs which will then be distributed to the homeless throughout the Parramatta region and Sydney City region via our Community Care Vans. Thank you to everyone who participated [...]

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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.