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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 14/07/2016

    Malteser International Annual Report 2015 – Shaping a better future

    Download a copy of the Malteser International Annual Report 2015 The humanitarian crisis in the Middle East and the devastating earthquake in Nepal were amongst the most significant challenges that we faced in 2015. Thanks to your support, our aid reached more than a quarter of a million refugees, displaced people, and vulnerable locals in […]

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  • 14/07/2016

    South Sudan: Violence flares again on the fifth anniversary of independence

    Malteser International provides emergency aid to fleeing civilians The fifth anniversary of the independence of South Sudan witnessed a return to armed conflict in the country, which has been plagued by violence since its creation. Shooting was reported in the capital Juba during the night before the country’s independence day. Unrest had already been reported […]

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  • 14/07/2016

    Winter coats donated to Auckland's homeless by Catholic church

    Article from AucklandNOW CATRIN OWEN   One hundred rough sleepers now have an extra layer to keep them warm for the chilly winter months ahead. The Catholic Church in Auckland was gifted high quality coats to distribute to the city’s homeless by the Sovereign Order of Malta. “It started over a lunch time conversation with one […]

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  • 24/06/2016

    Gorman House Newsletter available to download

    In 2006 the NSW Branch of the Order of Malta undertook to provide the funds necessary to keep Gorman House operating 24 hours a day 7 days a week following a shortfall in funding that would have effectively resulted in Gorman House having to close. It was at this time that the Gorman House partnership […]

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  • 12/05/2016

    Year 3 Students in Brisbane raise money for Coats for the Homeless

    Year 3 students at St Ita’s School, Dutton Park, Brisbane have supported the Order’s Coats for the Homeless project. The students made and sold pikelets to raise funds for the Winter Coat Appeal. On the 6 May, Member of the Order, Judge Michael Rackemann collected the donation on behalf of the Order and spoke with […]

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  • 06/05/2016

    Ecudaor: Malteser International ready to help with rebuilding

      Photo: picture alliance/AA (Josep Vecino) Photo: picture alliance/AA (Josep Vecino) Photo: picture alliance/AA (Josep Vecino) Even a week on from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Ecuador on Saturday, April 16, many roads remain impassable, making the task of searching for the missing, and providing aid for survivors increasingly difficult. The three coastal cities […]

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  • 06/05/2016

    Syria: Malteser International continues to expand aid measures

      Malteser International continues to expand medical aid for locals and displaced people in Syrian-Turkish border zone The extremely insecure situation in Syria, featuring targeted attacks on medical infrastructure, makes humanitarian relief efforts extremely difficult, and poses a serious risk to the personnel that have remained behind. The level of need, however, remains immense. The […]

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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.