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Order of Malta Australia

News

  • 04/12/2012

    Aid to Cuba following "Superstorm Sandy"

    Superstorm “ Sandy “ devastated parts of the United States, as has been exhaustively covered in the global press, which has ensured  massive aid and rapid reconstruction. Unfortunately “ Sandy” also wrecked havoc on some of America’s Caribbean neighbours, especially Cuba where “ Sandy “  destroyed over 100,000 homes, leaving  500,000 people homeless without access to […]

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  • 28/11/2012

    Syria crisis: Emergency aid to thousands of refugees on Turkish border

    As the Syrian crisis reaches unprecedented proportions, Malteser International, the humanitarian relief service of the Order of Malta, is expanding its help in the region by providing winter relief to nearly 8,000 Syrian refugees in two provinces in Turkey. Amidst fighting and bombardments along the Turkish-Syrian border, the influx of refugees into Turkey has intensified; […]

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  • 27/11/2012

    GORMAN HOUSE FUNDRAISING REACHES $1 MILLION

    On Thursday 15th November, the Order’s NSW Branch Chairman, David Hall, was pleased to present Bronwyn Crosby, Deputy Director of St Vincent’s Alcohol and Drug Service, with a cheque for $28,035. This latest donation brings the total funds raised by the NSW branch for the Gorman House Detoxification unit to a magic milestone of $1 […]

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  • 15/11/2012

    Video message of thanks from Gorman House, St Vincent's Hospital

    Since 2005, through a partnership with St Vincent’s Hospital, the NSW branch of the Order of Malta, has been supporting Gorman House in Sydney. If it were not for the NSW Branch financial assistance Gorman House would have been unable to continue functioning 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The branch also organises volunteers […]

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  • 14/11/2012

    VIDEO – The Global Fund for Forgotten People

    The Global Fund for Forgotten People raises money for a range of Order of Malta projects which reach out directly to people who would otherwise be forgotten. The Fund raises awareness of and support for particular issues which have fallen under the radar, and which struggle to get public attention.

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  • 07/11/2012

    NOTE OF CLARIFICATION FROM THE SECRETARIAT OF STATE

    Vatican City,  (VIS) – In response to frequent requests for information concerning the recognition by the Holy See of Equestrian Orders dedicated to the saints or to holy places, the Secretariat of State considers it opportune to reiterate what has already been published, namely that, other than its own Equestrian Orders (the Supreme Order of […]

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  • 24/10/2012

    Australian Association hosts 2012 Order of Malta, Asia Pacific Conference

    The Order’s Third Asia Pacific Regional Conference held in Sydney from 12th to 14th October was attended by delegates from Australia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Korea, Portugal, Timor-Leste, France, Germany and the Grand Magistry in Rome. Representatives from the Order’s specialised agencies CIOMAL, which cares for those affected by leprosy, and Malteser International, the […]

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  • 23/10/2012

    Donors provide infrastructure for Timor-Leste Humanitarian Shipments

    Since 2002 the Order has been providing humanitarian support to the people of Timor-Leste. This has frequently included the shipment of pharmaceuticals, hospital equipment and vehicles from Australia to Timor-Leste. Logistically this has been very difficult and time-consuming to coordinate. Thankfully, three supporters of the Order’s work in Timor-Leste have stepped forward to provide facilities […]

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  • 23/10/2012

    Pharmaceuticals delivered to four clinics in Timor-Leste

    Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, the Order of Malta has recently made a pharmaceuticals shipment to Timor-Leste. The shipment has provided pharmaceuticals to clinics run by the Carmelites in Maubara, Bebonuk, Maubisse and Motael. These facilities provide primary medical care for a significant number of Timorese in underprivileged urban and isolated rural areas. This project […]

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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.