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Order of Malta Australia

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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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  • 23/10/2012

    Ambulance staff training continues in Timor-Leste

      The Order’s rehabilitation efforts of the Timor-Leste ambulance service continues. 40 participants have just completed 3 days of intensive basic ambulance training for in Emera (approximately 2 and a half hours from Dili). Participants included two ambulance crews, staff from the Bakhita Medical Clinic, police, teachers, USAID staff, ambulance volunteers, nurses and the district […]

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  • 09/10/2012

    Fundraising Movie Night in Adelaide – 28th October 2012

    Members of the Order in South Australia will be hosting their annual movie night to raise funds for the Order’s charitable works:  Date: Sunday 28th October 2012, 5pm for 5.45pm start Venue: Regal Theatre (the Old Chelsea), Marryatville, Adelaide Cost: $20/head Movie: Argo is an American political drama flm based on Tony Mendez’s account of […]

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  • 27/09/2012

    Coats for the Homeless are 'literally a life saver' – Messages of thanks

    As Members around the country continue the Coats 2012 distribution effort, we share the stories and feedback from those who help distribute the coats to Australia’s homeless:   “Firstly could you please pass on our sincere thanks to all the members of the Knights of Malta for providing the Homeless Jackets for our visitors who […]

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  • 27/09/2012

    Volunteer profile – Gorman House Detoxification Unit

      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’s financial assistance Gorman House would have been unable to continue functioning 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The branch also […]

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  • 05/09/2012

    Upcoming Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations

    In the first weekend of May every year, Members of the Order from all over the world travel to Lourdes to accompany the sick and disabled to pray and bathe in the holy waters. Because the journey to France is often arduous and expensive many Australians are unable to make the pilgrimage. Consequently, Members of […]

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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.