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: Torres Strait Islanders Accuse Australia of Human Rights Violations Over Climate Inaction
    Environment

    Torres Strait Islanders Accuse Australia of Human Rights Violations Over Climate Inaction

    By Madeleine Keck|May 20, 2019

    The islanders are bringing their complaint to the United Nations. Read more

  2. Article: 2019 Australian Election: Everything You Need to Know
    Finance & Innovation

    2019 Australian Election: Everything You Need to Know

    By Madeleine Keck|May 16, 2019

    The federal election will be held on Saturday, May 18. Read more

  3. Article: 9 Quotes From Jane Goodall's Australian Tour That Will Give You Hope for the Future
    Environment

    9 Quotes From Jane Goodall's Australian Tour That Will Give You Hope for the Future

    By Madeleine Keck|May 15, 2019

    Here are the main takeaways and inspiring quotes from her Rewind the Future Australian Tour. Read more

  4. Article: United Nations Chief Visits Pacific Islands to Highlight Threats of Climate Change
    Environment

    United Nations Chief Visits Pacific Islands to Highlight Threats of Climate Change

    By Madeleine Keck|May 15, 2019

    Guterres’ visit is aimed at increasing momentum ahead of the Climate Action Summit in September. Read more

  5. Article: Climate Change Presents $4 Trillion Threat to Australia’s Economy: Study
    Environment

    Climate Change Presents $4 Trillion Threat to Australia’s Economy: Study

    By Madeleine Keck|May 14, 2019

    A new study warns Australia’s economy could plunge unless action is taken to address climate change. Read more

  6. Article: The World's First Zero-Waste Flight Takes Off in Australia
    Environment

    The World's First Zero-Waste Flight Takes Off in Australia

    By Madeleine Keck|May 9, 2019

    The inaugural flight by Qantas Airways has been lauded as a “significant day” in aviation. Read more

  7. Article: 40,000 Influenza Cases Already Confirmed Across Australia This Year
    Health

    40,000 Influenza Cases Already Confirmed Across Australia This Year

    By Madeleine Keck|May 9, 2019

    "I've been following influenza in Australia for 15 years. I've never seen an early onset like this." Read more

  8. Article: Lord Mayors of Australia’s Largest Capital Cities Call for Federal Reforms on Homelessness
    Citizenship

    Lord Mayors of Australia’s Largest Capital Cities Call for Federal Reforms on Homelessness

    By Madeleine Keck|May 8, 2019

    “We can’t achieve this alone. We need a partner in Canberra that is willing to tackle homelessness.” Read more

  9. Article: Australian Public Concern About Global Warming Has Grown Significantly: Poll
    Environment

    Australian Public Concern About Global Warming Has Grown Significantly: Poll

    By Madeleine Keck|May 7, 2019

    Opinion polls show Australians are more concerned about global warming than most other nations. Read more

  10. Article: This Website Tells You Everything You Need to Know About Rising Temperatures in Australia
    Environment

    This Website Tells You Everything You Need to Know About Rising Temperatures in Australia

    By Madeleine Keck|May 6, 2019

    No, it’s not just you who thinks it’s unusually warm for this time of year. Read more