About Madeleine Keck

Maddie is Global Citizen Australia's Digital Campaigner based in Melbourne. She has a passion for human rights with a particular focus on refugee and asylum seeker issues. Maddie has completed a Bachelor of Journalism with a major in human rights from Monash University, Melbourne. She is a massive movie buff and you will often catch her reading a classical book or two in her spare time.

Stories

  1. Article: A 5-Year-Old Australian Child With Cook Island Heritage Has Been Told to Cut His Hair or Leave School

    A 5-Year-Old Australian Child With Cook Island Heritage Has Been Told to Cut His Hair or Leave School

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 14, 2020

    Hair discrimination is not ok. Read more

  2. Article: Epilepsy Will Cost Australia’s Economy Over $12 Billion in 2020: Report

    Epilepsy Will Cost Australia’s Economy Over $12 Billion in 2020: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 14, 2020

    “Epilepsy doesn't discriminate, being prevalent across gender, age and location.” Read more

  3. Article: This Company Is Bringing the World’s Best Adaptive Fashion to Australia

    This Company Is Bringing the World’s Best Adaptive Fashion to Australia

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 11, 2020

    The online platform will cater to those living with disabilities, from autism to amputees. Read more

  4. Article: One of Australia’s Biggest Universities Just Committed to Becoming Carbon Negative

    One of Australia’s Biggest Universities Just Committed to Becoming Carbon Negative

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 10, 2020

    “It has been the role of universities for almost a millennium to challenge orthodoxy and think big.” Read more

  5. Article: Brown Water Is Running Through the Taps of This Australian Town

    Brown Water Is Running Through the Taps of This Australian Town

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 7, 2020

    “It looked like Coke, that is how dark the colour of the water was. It was just gross." Read more

  6. Article: Australian Scientists Have Created a Lab-Grown Version of the Coronavirus

    Australian Scientists Have Created a Lab-Grown Version of the Coronavirus

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 5, 2020

    The lab-grown copy of the virus was created from a sample of an infected patient. Read more

  7. Article: Dozens of Koalas Found 'Massacred' After Their Habitat Was Destroyed by Bulldozers

    Dozens of Koalas Found 'Massacred' After Their Habitat Was Destroyed by Bulldozers

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 4, 2020

    “Every Victorian can rightly feel not only appalled, deeply saddened and heartbroken, but angry.” Read more

  8. Article: From Madagascar to Kenya, Here Are the 10 Crises the World Forgot in 2019

    From Madagascar to Kenya, Here Are the 10 Crises the World Forgot in 2019

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 4, 2020

    “There is often a direct link between media coverage and relief funding sent to an emergency.” Read more

  9. Article: Global Citizen's Sarah Meredith Takes a Decade of Politics Into Activism

    Global Citizen's Sarah Meredith Takes a Decade of Politics Into Activism

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 31, 2020

    “I want to encourage more Australians to use their voice.” Read more

  10. Article: The University of Queensland Is Racing to Create a Coronavirus Vaccine

    The University of Queensland Is Racing to Create a Coronavirus Vaccine

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 31, 2020

    “The world needs to act quickly and in unity to tackle this disease.” Read more