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Order of Malta Australia


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 teams we also take time to have conversations with the homeless.

Interested in this volunteering opportunity?

Please register an Expression of Interest using our Volunteer Enquiry Form

Frequency of service:

– Monthly, typically the first Saturday of each month.

– Preparation starts at 3.30pm.  Distribution from around 4.45pm


Volunteer requirements: 

OCHRE card / Working with children clearance

– Signed Safeguarding Code Of Conduct


Other information: 

Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended. Volunteers will be provided with tabards to wear and identify as Order of Malta volunteers.

Volunteers Policy

Safeguarding Policies


Each meal distributed by our outreach team costs approximately $4.50. Please suport this work.

Please consider a tax deductible donation to support the Order of Malta Community Outreach service in Darwin.

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.