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News

  • 02/06/2014

    Lecture series: Do Doctors have the right to object?

    At the heart of much medical legislation today is a desire to restrict conscientious objection rights in favour of greater patient freedom. But is this such a good thing? Cradio spoke to Plunkett Centre for Ethics Director and Member of the Order Dr Bernadette Tobin to find out about an alternative way to think about conscientious objection: does […]

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  • 30/05/2014

    Balkans flood relief – Malteser International supports flood relief with initial 25,000 Euros ($34,000)

    Malteser International – in close cooperation with the Embassy of the Order of Malta to Bosnia and Hercegovina, Malteser Germany and international partner organizations – is preparing emergency relief measures for those most affected by the floods. Malteser International supports the flood relief in the Balkans with an initial donation of 25,000 Euros ($ 34,000). […]

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  • 22/05/2014

    In pictures: Lourdes Healing Mass, QLD

    On Saturday 3 May, the Queensland Branch celebrated it’s annual Lourdes Healing Mass at St. Pashcal’s Church, Wavell Heights. This special Mass of Reflection is  celebrated for those who are in need of comfort, care, healing and hope, and for their carers. It is an expression of the Order’s mission to defend the Faith and […]

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  • 12/05/2014

    Inauguration Ceremony for the new orphanage at Hera

    On 29 April an Inauguration Ceremony was held for the opening of a new orphanage in Hera. The construction of the orphanage was funded by the Order of Malta and will be operated by the Dominican Sisters of Timor-Leste.  The ceremony was attended by the First lady of Timor-Leste, Srª Isabel Ferreira Ruak, Father Santiago […]

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  • 12/05/2014

    Project update: Delivery of Medicines presented to the First Lady of Timor-Leste

    At the end of April, the Australian Association delivered another consignment of pharmaceuticals to Timor-Leste.  The Order’s Ambassador, David Scarf AM delivered the medicines to the First Lady of Timor-Leste, Srª Isabel Ferreira Ruak in the Presidential Palace, who then presented them to Sisters Cristina and Monica from the Congregation of the Sisters of the […]

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  • 04/05/2014

    Ipswich City Council supports Coats for the Homeless with $20,000 donation

    On Thursday 3rd April, Members of the Order in Queensland hosted a Fundraising Breakfast for the Coats for the Homeless project. The annual Fundraiser, which is now in it’s third year, was attended by 140 people, including guest speaker Mayor Paul Pisasale. Mayor Paul Pisasale’s speech expressed great enthusiasm for the project and he pledged […]

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  • 02/05/2014

    Download the April 2014 Gorman House Newsletter

    Download the Gorman House April 2014 Newsletter About Gorman House: Gorman House is a 20 bed detoxification unit which offers shelter to some of  Sydney’s most marginalised and problematic population sufferring from severe drug and alcohol problems, and who are often refused services by other agencies. Many have multiple addictions and some have histories of […]

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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.