This website uses technical and assimilated cookies as well as user-profiling third party cookies in a grouped format to simplify online navigation and to protect the use of services. To find out more or to refuse consent to the use of one or any of the cookies, click here. Closing this banner, browsing this page or clicking on anything will be taken as consent to the use of cookies.


Order of Malta Australia

Year 2024

Charitable Works


  • 12/04/2024

    Palliative Care Social Support Individual program – South East Melbourne

    Image by freepik As part of our volunteering program at Calvary Health Care in Caulfield South, we are seeking volunteers for the Social Support Individual program. The program aims to maintain skills, provide meaningful activities including outings that enhance wellness and re-ablement while linking clients and carers to health services as required. The Social Support […]

    Read more
  • 07/04/2024

    Melbourne Community Care Van

    Join members of the Order of Malta with their Community Care Van in giving out specially designed winter coats, personal care packs, which include antibacterial wipes, socks, oral hygiene items etc., to people experiencing homelessness on a pre-determined schedule around Melbourne CBD. Interested in this volunteering opportunity? Please register an Expression of Interest using our Volunteer […]

    Read more
  • 05/04/2024

    Community Palliative Care – Melbourne CBD, Inner West and Western Suburbs

    The Order of Malta supports the training and provision of volunteers for palliative care services at Mercy Palliative Care to ensure compassionate care is available to all who need it at this most vulnerable time. Our volunteers are an important part of a diverse team, which aims to provide the best possible person-centred care and […]

    Read more
  • 14/03/2024

    Mobile Community Café – social engagement program in VIC

    Community Cafes have been instrumental in providing an informal and safe space for isolated or disadvantaged people to meet, to share food and engage in informal conversation. Participants can attend for some of the time or stay for the 2-hour duration of each café. Community cafes have also provided an opportunity for participants to seek […]

    Read more
  • 13/03/2024

    Read to Learn Tutor – Preston, VIC

    The Read to Learn program assists the school in building the reading capacities and good study habits of primary school children who may not have the opportunity to read at home with their parents and/ or whose parents speak English as an additional language. As a volunteer you will tutor (1:1 or small group) primary […]

    Read more
  • 13/03/2024

    Driver for Palliative Care Patients – Caulfield, VIC

    Image courtesy of Freepik As part of our volunteering program at Calvary Health Care in Caulfield South, we are seeking a volunteer driver to transport terminally ill patients to and from their homes to the day centre. This activity is vital in enabling these patients to continue living in their homes for as long as […]

    Read more
  • 13/03/2024

    Darwin Homeless Outreach Food Service

    Our Order of Malta Outreach Food Service in the Darwin city area is amonthly activity that distributes 70-100 meals to the homeless and disadvantaged. Volunteers seek out the homeless where they are living in city parks, under awnings and in the bush areas surrounding Darwin. In addition to the provision of a nutritious meal, our […]

    Read more
  • 11/03/2024

    Sydney CBD Community Care Van

    The Order of Malta Community Care Van volunteers visit locations around Sydney CBD frequented by the homeless to distribute essential  items to the homeless . The activity runs year round and items distributed include hygiene packs and seasonal items (Coats for the Homeless and socks in winter and water and sun protection items in summer). […]

    Read more
  • 07/03/2024

    Parramatta Community Care Van

    The Order of Malta Community Care Van in Parramatta is an arm of the Order of Malta’s homeless outreach. Volunteers distribute custom designed waterproof Coats for the Homeless (winter), sun protection items (summer), water and hygiene packs. A first aid kit is also available if trained volunteers are on duty. The Community Care Van is […]

    Read more
  • 04/03/2024

    Jubilee 2025

    The Holy Father has asked the Order of Malta to volunteer to provide medical assistance to pilgrims during the 2025 Jubilee in the four Major Basilicas in Rome and in St Peter’s Square. Doctors, nurses/paramedics, and non-medical volunteers all welcome. Dates and times: Half a day (either 7:30am to 1:30pm or 1:30pm to 7:30pm), each […]

    Read more



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.