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Order of Malta Australia


Order of Malta Lourdes Pilgrimage 2019


The 61st International Lourdes Pilgrimage of our Order will take place from 2nd to 7th May 2019. The Australian Association will again be joining with the Irish Association.

There is an expectation that all members will make this pilgrimage at least once during their membership. Postulants are also welcome to partake in the pilgrimage.Expressions of Interest from Members and Postulants should be sent to

In the 2018 Pilgrimage, there was a record delegation of 96 pilgrims from Australia and its Asia Pacific branches. The below video captures many of the highlights:

Learn more about the Order of Malta’s Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes

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.