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Order of Malta Australia

News

  • 26/08/2016

    Iraq: Large numbers of refugees indicate imminent attack

    “Our colleagues have observed increased refugee movement in the Mosul area. This indicates an imminent offensive to free the city of Mosul.” says Sid Peruvemba, Programme Director of Malteser International. In order to help people, Malteser International is increasing medical emergency relief for refugees in Makhmur. Since the Iraqi government began an offensive against ISIS […]

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  • 19/08/2016

    Footage: Coats for the Homeless distributed in Melbourne

    In 2016, our Coats for the Homeless project has distributed 6,000 Coats across the country. Thanks to the fantastic support or our donors and distribution partners, we have provided some warmth and comfort to those who sleep rough on our streets. One of our distribution partners in Victoria captured this footage. The Coats here where […]

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  • 12/08/2016

    World Humanitarian Day: Tackling the causes of suffering as well as the symptoms

    Without political solutions humanitarian aid leads nowhere Malteser International is using World Humanitarian Day on August 19 to draw attention to the need for humanitarian aid to be coupled with action to tackle the root causes of crises and conflicts. “Humanitarian action is at a record level. From its original function as an emergency intervention, […]

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  • 12/08/2016

    A Garden of Mercy in Adelaide

    For some twenty years members of the Order in South Australia have supported the development the community garden on the site of the former Adelaide Gaol in inner Adelaide. The garden was formerly tended by prisoners until the gaol closed in 1988. Founded in 1841 the Adelaide gaol was one of the last of the […]

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  • 11/08/2016

    Sydneysiders help Auckland homeless

    By Lyndsay Freer Article Source: NZCatholic One hundred high quality coats, specially tailored to fit a wide range of sizes, have been gifted to the Catholic Church in Auckland for distribution to the city’s homeless, by one of the oldest institutions of Western and Christian civilisation, the Sovereign Order of Malta, through its Sydney members. The coats are being distributed through Catholic agencies […]

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  • 14/07/2016

    July 2016 Newsletter is available to download

    Our July Newsletter contains local project updates, events and international activities. Download the July 2016 Newsletter now. Alternatively, read the articles online: Gorman House Newsletter available to download The Order of Malta’s ongoing response to the Refugee Crisis Year 3 Students in Brisbane raise money for Coats for the Homeless Gallery: Order of Malta QLD […]

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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.