ORDER OF ST LAZARUS, QUEENSLAND COMMANDERY
The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem is an international Christian chivalric Order.
It is non-political, ecumenical and non-denominational, its membership is by invitation and is open to men and women who are practising members of the Christian faith in good standing within their particular denomination. Its international membership consists of Roman Catholic, Anglican, Protestant, Orthodox and other Christian denominations.
Its members are committed to seeking to live their lives with charity in a manner that embodies the Christian spirit. The Order is dedicated to the care and assistance of the poor and the defence of the Christian faith and the principles of Christian chivalry.
The Order has been in continual existence since the year 1098 and was established in Australia in 1979. Each state including Queensland has it's own chapter.