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: Australian Men Still Earn $26K a Year More Than Woman
    Girls & Women

    Australian Men Still Earn $26K a Year More Than Woman

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 16, 2018

    A new report has revealed gender pay gaps still exist across “every industry and occupation.” Read more

  2. Article: Foodbank's Funding Reinstatement Is a True Testament to the Power of United Australians
    Food & Hunger

    Foodbank's Funding Reinstatement Is a True Testament to the Power of United Australians

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 14, 2018

    The government has backflipped on its previous funding cut decision. Read more

  3. Article: Inspiring Young Australians Celebrated at the 2018 Unleashed Awards
    Finance & Innovation

    Inspiring Young Australians Celebrated at the 2018 Unleashed Awards

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 13, 2018

    The awards honour young Australians spearheading inspiring enterprises and innovative projects. Read more

  4. Article: Over 500 People Dressed as Elephants to Tackle Regional Mental Health Issues
    Health

    Over 500 People Dressed as Elephants to Tackle Regional Mental Health Issues

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 13, 2018

    The group broke a world record while addressing the ‘elephant in the room’. Read more

  5. Article: Australia's Step Up in the Pacific Ignites Concerns Over Foreign Aid Cuts
    Finance & Innovation

    Australia's Step Up in the Pacific Ignites Concerns Over Foreign Aid Cuts

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 12, 2018

    Australia steps up efforts in the Pacific, but what will it mean for the rest of the region? Read more

  6. Article: World's Leading Cause of Blindness to Be Eradicated in Australia Within 2 Years
    Health

    World's Leading Cause of Blindness to Be Eradicated in Australia Within 2 Years

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 8, 2018

    Australia remains the only developed nation where the disease still exists as a public health issue. Read more

  7. Article: A Powerful New Rugby Documentary Aims to Shift Societal Views in Papua New Guinea
    Girls & Women

    A Powerful New Rugby Documentary Aims to Shift Societal Views in Papua New Guinea

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 7, 2018

    This is a documentary for those who believe in the power of sport to propel societal change. Read more

  8. Article: These Water Ballet Dancers Are Working to End the Stigma Around Menstruation
    Girls & Women

    These Water Ballet Dancers Are Working to End the Stigma Around Menstruation

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 7, 2018

    The group is hoping to open up the conversation about menstruation. Read more

  9. Article: Rubella Has Officially Been Eradicated in Australia
    Health

    Rubella Has Officially Been Eradicated in Australia

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 2, 2018

    Australia is a global frontrunner in the fight for eradication of vaccine-preventable diseases. Read more

  10. Article: All Asylum-Seeker Children to Leave Nauru Detention Center by Year's End
    Citizenship

    All Asylum-Seeker Children to Leave Nauru Detention Center by Year's End

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 1, 2018

    The announcement comes as a glimmer of hope and good news. Read more