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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 25/09/2020

    Statement of the Grand Chancellor to the 75th United Nations General Assembly taking place in New York

    Albrecht Boeaselager called for a fair, wide and fast distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine The 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on 15 September under the theme “The future we want, the United Nations we need: reaffirming our collective commitment to multilateralism – confronting Covid-19 through effective multilateral action”. Concluding on 29 [...]

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  • 23/09/2020

    ‘Story Telling Centre’ at Milton to assist bushfire victims

    Pictured outside of the new Story Telling Centre, Milton Ulladulla parish priest Fr. Michael Dyer and Order of Malta members Frank Testa and Dunstan de Souza The Order of Malta has partnered with the Milton Ulladulla parish to open a ‘Story Telling Centre’ for bushfire victims. The parish encompasses the town of Conjola Park where [...]

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  • 21/09/2020

    Order of Malta Christmas Cards on sale now!

    Order of Malta Christmas Card 2020 We are all living in an age that is increasingly secular and sadly Christmas cards with the image of Jesus Christ are becoming scarce. By sending loved ones a personal Christmas  card celebrating the birth of Jesus you have the opportunity to respond to the challenge and effectively defend our faith with [...]

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  • 14/09/2020

    UPDATE: 2021 Order of Malta Youth Camp on the Gold Coast

    Christien Saklawy pictured with his mother Janet in Hong Kong 2019 "I participated in the Order for Malta Camp for Young Adults in Hong Kong in October 2019. It was one of the best weeks of my life. For once, I was allowed to be myself. It was OK and normal to be me, not [...]

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  • 14/09/2020

    Art with the elderly – fostering creative spirit

    In the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, member of the Order of Malta, Richard Hall has been a guest teacher in the U3A art program at a retirement village. The program aims to provide learning opportunities for older people in a friendly, supportive and social environment, using the skills and abilities of the members themselves [...]

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  • 11/09/2020

    The Beauty of Jesus Christ: Filling out a Scheme of St Augustine

    Yesterday, the chaplain to the Order’s Subpriory of the Immaculate Conception, Gerald O’Collins SJ AC, launched his 75th published title. The online event was hosted by another chaplain of the Order, Very Rev Dr Kevin Lenehan, and was attended by members and friends of the Order. His latest book, The Beauty of Jesus Christ: Filling [...]

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  • 06/09/2020

    Malteser International Activity Report 2019

    In the name of the President, Board, and all of the staff at Malteser International, it is my pleasure to present you with our Malteser International Activity Report 2019. Looking back on the year 2019, many events already seem like a distant memory. However, some of last year’s humanitarian developments continue to preoccupy us today: [...]

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  • 04/09/2020

    900th anniversary of the death of our founder Blessed Fra’ Gerard

    On 3 September 2020, knights and dames of the Order of Malta attended a mass to mark the 900th anniversary of the death of the Order’s founder Blessed Fra’ Gerard at St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney. The mass was celebrated by Archbishop Fisher, who is also one of the Order of Malta’s honorary conventual chaplains. Whilst [...]

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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.