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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 14/05/2015

    Earthquakes in Nepal: Malteser International's Secretary General – Video update following the second severe earthquake

    In our new video update, Malteser International’s Secretary General Ingo Radtke reports on the latest from our team in Nepal following the second severe earthquake on 12 May 2015. About Malteser International: Malteser International is the humanitarian relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta. With over 100 projects annually in some 25 countries in […]

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  • 11/05/2015

    Earthquake in Nepal – two weeks after: video update

    Two weeks after the earthquake in Nepal, Malteser International’s Secretary General, Ingo Radtke, gives a breakdown on how are staff are aiding survivors in remote villages with food, hygiene kits, housing materials and medical care. He also expresses our need for ongoing support, as we plan to help the Nepalese people pick up the pieces […]

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  • 08/05/2015

    Members in WA host Lourdes Healing Mass at the Cathedral

    On Sunday 3 May, Members in WA hosted a Healing Mass for the Sick in the Cathedral. The anointing of the Sick followed Mass and was well attended. Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB and three priests performed the anointing for the many people who came forward. The Archbishop was very supportive both during his homily and […]

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  • 08/05/2015

    Queensland Branch host annual Lourdes Healing Mass

    Saturday 2nd May saw the Queensland Branch of the Order of Malta host its annual Lourdes Healing Mass. Seventeen Knights and Dames including the National President, Confrere Dr Ian Marshal and a number of our growing Young Order of Malta Volunteers were present to assist a near capacity gathering at St Paschal’s Church, Wavell Heights. Presiding […]

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  • 04/05/2015

    Earthquake in Nepal: Urgent need for food and emergency shelters

    Malteser International will distribute food to almost 10,000 people Almost a week after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, countless numbers of people, especially in outlying regions, are still having to endure without supplies or a roof over their head. Malteser International is concentrating its aid where it is most needed: in the rural areas outside […]

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  • 01/05/2015

    Earthquake in Nepal: Reaching the outlying areas

    Malteser International to set up aid for hospitals and medical centers   The procurement and distribution of tarpaulins and hygiene supplies, as well as providing for the medical needs of those who have survived the catastrophic earthquake in Nepal is proceeding. The advance team from Malteser International have begun to initiate aid measures, above all […]

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  • 29/04/2015

    Earthquake in Nepal: Video update – Day 5

     Malteser International sends further medical experts to the crisis region Malteser International is increasing their complement of medical personnel in earthquake-hit Nepal. On Tuesday, the emergency relief experts Dr. Marie Theres Benner and Arno Coerver reached the Nepalese capital. A further team of experienced relief workers consisting of a doctor, a first aid assistant and […]

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  • 29/04/2015

    Earthquake in Nepal: 100,000 Euro for the first relief measures

    Malteser International dispatches medical aid Malteser International has released 100,000 Euros for the first emergency aid measures in Nepal. Over half a ton of medications and medical supplies are already on their way to the disaster zone. When there, they will be able to help provide first medical assistance to those affected. “Painkillers in particular, […]

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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.