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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 02/02/2015

    Support provided to those affected by drought in Rockhampton Diocese

    In Queensland, farmers are in the midst of the most extensive drought on record and has had a devastating effect on the farming community due to the subsequent hardship that this has had on their liveilihood. In some cases, farmers have had to kill many hundred heads of livestock due to a lack of feed. The […]

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  • 30/01/2015

    New project: Catholic Advocacy Service in NT

    The Catholic Advocacy Service is offered by a group of volunteers and Members of the Order of Malta in NT to the most vulnerable and marginalised  members of the our society. Services include: – Administrative assistance to the unwell, old, poorly educated and illiterate, by helping the complete forms that Government agencies require. – Social support […]

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  • 12/01/2015

    Haiti: Five years after quake, the country still needs help

    Malteser International extends assistance until 2017 Five years after the terrible earthquake that destroyed large parts of Haiti, the country still needs further assistance despite some visible progress in the fields of social infrastructure. Malteser International will therefore continue to support the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the country at least until 2017. The relief service […]

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  • 15/12/2014

    Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Melbourne

    Source: Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne By: Denis Fitzgerald   The Order of Malta’s Lourdes Day Mass, on the first Saturday in December, is well established on the Melbourne calendar. Again this year, on Saturday 6 December, thousands of people gathered in St Patrick’s Cathedral, many of them infirm or aged, to pray, to celebrate the […]

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  • 03/12/2014

    Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP's Homily for Lourdes Day Mass

    On Saturday 29th November, over 500 people attended  the Order’s annual Lourdes Day Mass in Sydney at St Mary’s Cathedral. The Principal Celebrant was the newly installed Archbishop of Sydney, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP. Below is his homilly from the Mass, his first  first public homilly since his installation: Homily for Lourdes Day Mass with Order […]

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  • 23/11/2014

    Lourdes Day Mass in Melbourne – Saturday 6th December

    On Saturday 6th December, the VIC Branch of the Order of Malta is hosting its annual Lourdes Day Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral at 10.30am. The Archbishop of Melbourne, Dennis Hart will be the Principal Celebrant.   A Blessing of good health takes place during the celebration of the Liturgy with water brought from the Shrine […]

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  • 13/11/2014

    Installation of Bishop Fisher as the ninth Archbishop of Sydney

    On 12 November, St Mary’s Cathedral was filled to capacity for the Installation of Bishop Anthony Colin Fisher OP, as the ninth Archbishop of Sydney. The congregation included archbishops, bishops, civic and religious leaders and thousands of well-wishers. Members from the Order of Malta were also in attendance and were privileged to provide a Guard […]

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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.