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: Menstruation Just Got a Whole Lot Easier for Girls and Women in Papua New Guinea
    Girls & Women

    Menstruation Just Got a Whole Lot Easier for Girls and Women in Papua New Guinea

    By Madeleine Keck|July 19, 2018

    Indigenous women in Queensland are creating sanitary pads for those in Papua New Guinea. Read more

  2. Article: UN Condemns Australia's Separation of Sri Lankan Refugee Family
    Citizenship

    UN Condemns Australia's Separation of Sri Lankan Refugee Family

    By Madeleine Keck|July 19, 2018

    This is the latest case of inhumane treatment toward asylum seekers by the Australian government. Read more

  3. Article: A Growing Number of Australians Are Going Hungry
    Food & Hunger

    A Growing Number of Australians Are Going Hungry

    By Madeleine Keck|July 17, 2018

    “It's not people on the street; it's people in your street." Read more

  4. Article: Australia's Migrant Intake Hits Lowest Level in 11 Years
    Finance & Innovation

    Australia's Migrant Intake Hits Lowest Level in 11 Years

    By Madeleine Keck|July 17, 2018

    The decade-low drop has shocked Australian business organisations. Read more

  5. Article: What Global Citizens Need to Know About Australia's New Modern Slavery Legislation
    Citizenship

    What Global Citizens Need to Know About Australia's New Modern Slavery Legislation

    By Madeleine Keck|July 16, 2018

    Australia has stepped up its fight to end modern slavery. Read more

  6. Article: Why Global Citizens Should Celebrate NAIDOC Week
    Girls & Women

    Why Global Citizens Should Celebrate NAIDOC Week

    By Madeleine Keck|July 13, 2018

    Celebrating NAIDOC week is to celebrate the resilience of Aboriginal women. Read more

  7. Article: Australians Say #NotMyAustralia to Racist 'African Gang' Story
    Citizenship

    Australians Say #NotMyAustralia to Racist 'African Gang' Story

    By Madeleine Keck|July 13, 2018

    Australians unite against fearmongering with an amazing hashtag. Read more

  8. Article: A 'Mateship Campaign' Between Australia and the US Featured Only White Men
    Girls & Women

    A 'Mateship Campaign' Between Australia and the US Featured Only White Men

    By Madeleine Keck|July 11, 2018

    “It’s myopic and lazy and not at all representative of Australia or the United States.” Read more

  9. Article: Australia Will Fine Parents Every Two Weeks if They Don't Vaccinate Their Children
    Health

    Australia Will Fine Parents Every Two Weeks if They Don't Vaccinate Their Children

    By Madeleine Keck|July 9, 2018

    Parents will be forced to pay for their decision. Read more

  10. Article: 100% of Children in Detention in Australia's Northern Territory Are Indigenous
    Citizenship

    100% of Children in Detention in Australia's Northern Territory Are Indigenous

    By Madeleine Keck|July 8, 2018

    Many are calling for a complete reform of the justice system. Read more