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Order of Malta Australia


Footage: Coats for the Homeless distributed in Melbourne


In 2016, our Coats for the Homeless project has distributed 6,000 Coats across the country. Thanks to the fantastic support or our donors and distribution partners, we have provided some warmth and comfort to those who sleep rough on our streets.

One of our distribution partners in Victoria captured this footage. The Coats here where distributed through a soup van ran by Pastor George Bekanimoli of Christian Mission Fellowship. Katalyst Foundation supports the van in food and petrol costs. The van was donated to them by Compass Church.

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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.