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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 23/06/2013

    PROJECT UPDATE – Coats for the homeless distribution network

    The Order of Malta has begun distributing 2,500 coats to help protect the homeless members of our Communities. Members of the Order will be distributing the coats personally and will also work in conjunction with organisations that help the homeless. The following distribution locations have been confirmed: NSW       Father Chris Riley’s Youth Off The […]

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  • 20/06/2013

    Raise money for Coats for the Homeless by becoming a Coffee Morning host

    Thanks to the support of our donors, in 2013 we have increased our Coats distribution to 2,500 Coats (a 25% increase on 2012). Although this is a fantastic achievement, statistics report as many as 20,000 Australians are sleeping rough every night and the demand for our Coats continues to outstrip supply.  Next year we are […]

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  • 20/06/2013

    Importance of philosophy and ethics in Medicine acknowledged

    Each year students from the Fremantle Campus of the University of Notre Dame who excel in a particular component of their degree are recognised. The Order of Malta in Western Australia supports the university by sponsoring two of the awards.  Alexandra Wilson was awarded ‘Best Student in Philosophical Studies in Medicine” and Arman Ahmadi was […]

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  • 20/06/2013

    Ground Breaking Ceremony of the New Orphanage at Hera, Timor-Leste

    In June, the First Lady of Timor-Leste, Ms. Isabel Ferrerira and H.E. Archbishop Joseph Marino, the Apostolic Nuncio to Timor-Leste attended a ground breaking ceremony at the site of a soon to be constructed orphanage for boys in Hera. The construction will be funded by the Order of Malta and be operated by the Dominican […]

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  • 13/06/2013

    Gorman House June 2013 Newsletter

    In partnership with St Vincent’s Hospital, the NSW branch of the Order of Malta is entering into its eighth year, acting as a lifeline to Gorman House, keeping it open seven days a week. We are happy to report that the around the clock service continues to be a beacon of hope, offering shelter to […]

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  • 06/05/2013

    In pictures: Lourdes Healing Mass at St. Paschal's Church, QLD

    On the 2nd May, Members of the Order in Queensland celebrated the annual Lourdes Healing Mass at St Paschal’s Church. The 400 attendees at this special Mass received special blessings and bottles of Lourdes water.   Related articles: Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Adelaide Order of Malta Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2013

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  • 05/05/2013

    Number of homeless people on the rise – article in Sydney Morning Herald

    As the Order is in the process of starting the 2013 Coast for the Homeless distribution, the following article from the Sydney Morning Herald reports findings from a report by the federal Auditor-General that highlights homelessness in Australia is an ongoing and growing issue.   Number of homeless people on the rise More than 100,000 people are […]

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  • 03/05/2013

    Home visits for 400 Syrian refugee families in Lebanon

    The Lebanese Association, together with Malteser International, distributes emergency kits and provides medical assistance A home visits programme is reaching out to 400 Syrian refugee families living in precarious improvised shelters in northern Lebanon. With Malteser International’s support, the Lebanese Association of the Order of Malta’s socio-medical centre in Khaldieh is sending out health professionals […]

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  • 03/05/2013

    Members raise funds in their local communities for Coats for the Homeless

    WITH temperatures across the country beginning to drop and the wet season approaching, Australia’s growing homeless population is bracing itself for the bitter winter conditions.  In a bid to provide some comfort to those sleeping rough, in 2013 the Order’s Coats for the Homeless program will distribute 2,500 Coats nationwide this winter. In addition to […]

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  • 03/05/2013

    Lourdes Healing Mass in Queensland, Saturday 4th May 2013

    On Saturday 4th of May, Members of the Order in Queensland will be celebrating the annual Lourdes Healing Mass at St Paschal’s Church. Those who attend the Mass will receive special blessings and bottles of Lourdes water. All are welcome. Mass details: Date: Saturday 4th May 2013 Location: St Paschal’s Church, Wavell Heights Time: 10am   […]

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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.