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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 30/09/2016

    Syria: New wave of air attacks follows end of ceasefire

    Malteser International condemns bombing of aid workers and civilians An incubator in the Aleppo children’s hospital before the beginning of the siege. The hospital provided outpatient care to around 4,000 children in the last month alone. Photo: Mustafa Soltan Cologne: The situation for civilians in Syria is set to worsen after an attack on an […]

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  • 29/09/2016

    October 2016 Newsletter – now available

    Our Newsletter contains updates on our projects, news initiatives and details of upcoming events. Download a copy of the October 2016 Newsletter now. If you would like to be added to our distribution list, please email your postal address to info@smom.org.au Alternatively you can read the articles online: A Garden of Mercy in Adelaide Creating Leaders: […]

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  • 29/09/2016

    Community Care Van set to expand

    In June 2015, the NSW Branch initiated a new activity to assist Sydney’s homeless – The Community Care Van. The Van is driven by NSW Branch volunteers who also distribute seasonal items to those sleeping rough and a nurse from St Vincent’s hospital, offers healthcare. In the 18 months since the project started the response […]

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  • 22/09/2016

    Syria: New wave of air attacks follow end of ceasefire

    Malteser International condemns bombing of aid workers and civilians The situation for civilians in Syria is set to worsen after an attack on an aid convoy of 31 trucks on Monday evening led to a complete cessation of UN aid deliveries in the country. The convoy was clearly marked as an aid shipment, and was […]

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  • 12/09/2016

    South Sudan: Crisis countries are host countries

    Malteser International delivers quick emergency relief The ongoing unrest in South Sudan is responsible for a continued flight to already poverty-stricken and financially strained neighboring countries. Around 800,000 South Sudanese people have already left their home of origin. Even in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country itself dependent on international aid, more than […]

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  • 12/09/2016

    Coats for the Homeless 2016 Distribution

    Thank you for your support In 2016 the Australian Association has distributed a record 6,000 of our specially designed Coats for the Homeless. Thank you to our donors who have supported this project and to our distribution partners who help us get the Coats to the people in need. As this year’s distribution draws to […]

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  • 09/09/2016

    Volunteer BBQs continue at Tierney House

    Since 2006 volunteers have undertaken BBQs at Gorman House three times a week, to provide camaraderie and support to the residents. With Gorman House’s temporary closure during its refurbishment and transition to a medical detoxification unit, BBQs during this period have moved to Tierney House. Tierney House is part of St Vincent’s Homeless Health Service […]

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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.