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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 06/11/2014

    Iraq: Doctors who fled perecution, working in the Order's mobile clinic

    Dr. Nagham H., 44 , and Dr. Sinan M., 41, fled together with their families from the city of Bakhdida (also known as Karakosh) on September 6th, following its occupation by so-called Islamic State (ISIS). They sought refuge in Erbil and now live together with other refugees and displaced families. As doctors, Nagham and Sinan felt […]

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  • 05/11/2014

    Lourdes Day Mass in Sydney – Saturday 29th November 2014

    On Saturday 29th November, the NSW Branch of the Order of Malta is hosting its annual Lourdes Day Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral at 10am. Bishop Anthony Fisher OP will be Principal Celebrant.   A Blessing of good health takes place during the celebration of the Liturgy with water brought from the Shrine of Lourdes. […]

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  • 05/11/2014

    Philippines: One year after typhoon Haiyan

    Malteser International: More efforts needed to provide the displaced with safe homes   A greater effort must be made to provide the families displaced by Typhoon Haiyan with safer homes, humanitarian relief agency Malteser International states one year after the storm devastated the Philippines. Delays in state-sponsored reconstruction have left thousands of families still living […]

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  • 30/10/2014

    Ebola: Fighting the epidemic in West Africa

    As the worst Ebola outbreak since the discovery of the virus continues to run rampant in West Africa, Malteser International is joining the efforts to fight the spreading epidemic. “The epidemic still shows no signs of slowing down,” says Marie Benner, Malteser International’s public health expert. “Although the international community has stepped up its efforts, […]

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  • 04/09/2014

    Iraq: Order of Malta brings medical aid to refugees fleeing IS

    Malteser International, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta, has provided medical assistance for 10,000 displaced Christians and minorities in north Iraq. A shipment containing drugs, medical supplies, hygiene items, wheelchairs and water filtration and storage systems has been distributed to the refugee camps around Erbil through the humanitarian agency’s network on the […]

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  • 28/08/2014

    South Sudan: Half a population at risk of famine

    Malteser International distributes food, seeds to displaced population In South Sudan’s Western Equatoria, Malteser International is distributing staple foods such as corn, rice, beans, and cooking oil to 7,500 people at risk of starvation after being displaced by the country’s civil war. In addition, the agency is distributing corn and peanut seeds as well as […]

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  • 20/08/2014

    International law violations hinder the work of humanitarians

    World Humanitarian Day 2014 The growing number of international humanitarian law violations has made the work of relief workers increasingly difficult, Malteser International states ahead of World Humanitarian Day on August 19th. “We are extremely worried about the developments in Iraq, Syria, Gaza, Ukraine, and many other countries today,” says Ingo Radtke, Malteser International Secretary […]

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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.