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  • 08/11/2013

    Malteser International opens American headquarters in Miami

    Faster emergency relief, better programs in the Western hemisphere Miami. The world’s oldest Christian charity is opening the first branch of its humanitarian relief agency in the United States. Malteser International, the relief agency of the Order of Malta – a lay Catholic order founded in Jerusalem over 900 years ago – will open the […]

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  • 03/11/2013

    Haiti: Disaster reduction and cholera prevention go hand in hand

    The Order of Malta strengthens rural communities and schools The Order of Malta’s worldwide relief agency Malteser International is working with poor, disaster-prone communities in Léogâne to protect its citizens from disasters and cholera outbreaks. Through large awareness campaigns, trainings and simulations, this programme will directly benefit more than 6,000 Haitians, who will then act […]

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  • 10/10/2013

    Latest interventions around the world

    Learn more about the latest interventions of Malteser International –  the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta for humanitarian aid. Mexico – Emergency relief after twin storms Syria crisis: Refugees in dire need of medical services Khaldieh Medical Centre: Efficiency and Humanity at the Service of the Syrian Refugees Uganda: emergency medical relief for […]

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  • 10/10/2013

    Mexico: Emergency relief after twin storms

    Distribution of relief items and free health care through mobile clinics Recovery efforts are underway after Mexico was hit by two different hurricanes in the same week: Hurricane Ingrid, which formed on 12 September in the Gulf Coast, and the even more destructive Hurricane Manuel, which started sweeping over the country’s Pacific coast a day […]

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  • 09/10/2013

    Syria crisis: Refugees in dire need of medical services

    Malteser International provides care in new camp. Malteser International, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta,  is expanding its emergency medical relief activities on the Turkish-Syrian border. Three doctors and three nurses are providing health care at a new refugee camp near Kilis, which opened its doors to nearly 4,000 refugees yesterday. Another […]

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  • 01/10/2013

    Upcoming Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations in Melbourne and Sydney

    Every year Members of the Order, with the generous support of the Archbishops and Diocesan staff, arrange Lourdes Day Mass celebrations across Australia for ‘Malades’ (the sick). Those who attend the Mass receive special blessings and bottles of Lourdes water. Volunteers are also on hand to assist the frail and aged who attend.  “This event […]

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  • 01/10/2013

    October 2013 Newsletter – now available to download

    The October 2013 edition of our Newsletter is now available to download. Alternatively, the articles can also be viewed online: – Where it all began – Remenants of the Order of St. John first Hospital come to light in Jerusalem – Members of the Order respond to floods in Suai, Timor-Leste – Christmas at Gorman House – The Young […]

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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.