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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 11/03/2016

    Recognising Excellence in Ethics and Philosophical Studies in Medicine

    Every year, Members of the Order in WA sponsor prizes at the University of Notre Dame’s Freemantle School of Medicine. The Awards recognise the School’s highest achieving students The 2015 Academic Year Prize Giving Ceremony was held on Wednesday 9th March and Member of the Order, Hon. Kevin Hammond, presented The Order of Malta Prize […]

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  • 10/03/2016

    In pictures: QLD Coats for the Homeless Breakfast

    On 1 March 2016 the QLD Branch hosted a Coats for the Homeless Breakfast at the Brisbane Club in Ann Street Brisbane. The breakfast raised funds for the 2016 distribution of the Order’s Coats for the Homeless project. This year the QLD Branch will distribute 2,000 Coats across the state. In total 6,000 Coats for the Homeless […]

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  • 10/03/2016

    Syrian Civil War: People in conflict region have no confidence in ceasefire

    Fifth Anniversary of the Syrian Civil War: People in conflict region have no confidence in ceasefire Malteser International fears further wave of people fleeing to the Turkish border             Since the weekend, the ceasefire in Syria has allowed a small breathing space for people living in areas previously pounded by air attacks. Their confidence in […]

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  • 12/02/2016

    Celebrating World Day of The Sick

    On World Day of the Sick (11th February 2016), Member of the Order Confrere Adrian Borg-Cardona and Dr. Anan met with Fr. Pairat Sriprasert, Secretary General for Caritas Thailand, to donate 15 medical bags which will be used by the  Camilian Task Force mobile clinics in North of Thailand. The bags will be distributed to the medical […]

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  • 11/02/2016

    Syria: Malteser International aids people fleeing from Aleppo

    225 tents and a mobile medical center erected in no man’s land Tens of thousands of people remain trapped at the Turkish-Syrian border. Camps are being set up in the no man’s land between Turkey and Syria to save as many of them as possible from having to spend the cold nights in the open. […]

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  • 08/02/2016

    Malteser International – for a life in health and dignity!

    60 Years of humanitarian relief Malteser International is the worldwide humanitarian relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta. Its mandate is to provide relief and recovery during and following conflicts and disasters. They are primarily active in the field of health, in which they have almost 60 years of continuous experience. Christian values and humanitarian principles form the […]

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  • 08/02/2016

    Malteser International strengthens emergency aid for Syrians fleeing Aleppo

    Humanitarian situation set to worsen despite commitments at donor conference Tens of thousands of people are fleeing towards the Turkish border from Aleppo, as Syrian government forces advance. Malteser International is planning the distribution of tents and other aid for the newly arriving displaced people, and is already distributing 1,000 blankets as a first measure. […]

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  • 01/02/2016

    February 2016 Newsletter is now available to download

    Download a copy of our February 2016 Newsletter. Alternatively, read the articles online: Project update: Community Care Van provides aid during Sydney’s Heatwave Upcoming Coats for the Homeless Fundraisers in QLD Works of the Order around the World at Christmas Save the Date: Upcoming Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations Papal Knighthood awarded to ACU Vice-Chancellor Professor […]

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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.