About Madeleine Keck

Madeleine Keck is Global Citizen Australia's Digital Campaigner based in Melbourne. She writes about Australian aid and Asia-Pacific events at Global Citizen. Madeleine has completed a Bachelor of Journalism with a major in human rights from Monash University, Melbourne.

Stories

  1. Article: Australian Leaders Release 16 New Targets Aimed at Improving Indigenous Inequalities

    Australian Leaders Release 16 New Targets Aimed at Improving Indigenous Inequalities

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 4, 2020

    For the first time, the targets have been set by Indigenous Australians. Read more

  2. Article: The University of Queensland Is the First Major College in the World to Use 100% Green Energy

    The University of Queensland Is the First Major College in the World to Use 100% Green Energy

    By Madeleine Keck|July 31, 2020

    The university’s new solar farm is ready and raring to go. Read more

  3. Article: All Victorian Public Schools Now Offer Free Pads and Tampons in an Australian First

    All Victorian Public Schools Now Offer Free Pads and Tampons in an Australian First

    By Madeleine Keck|July 30, 2020

    Sanitary products are a necessity, not a luxury. Read more

  4. Article: Supermarket Giant Coles Launches New Collectables Campaign Featuring Children’s Books

    Supermarket Giant Coles Launches New Collectables Campaign Featuring Children’s Books

    By Madeleine Keck|July 29, 2020

    Miniature plastic toys are out, and books are in. Read more

  5. Article: New Zealand Passes Substantial Bill to Ensure Pay Equity Between Men and Women

    New Zealand Passes Substantial Bill to Ensure Pay Equity Between Men and Women

    By Madeleine Keck  and  Pia Gralki|July 28, 2020

    “Pay discrimination based on gender is something for the history books.” Read more

  6. Article: Violence, Cybersex Trafficking, and Child Marriage Spike for Girls in Asia-Pacific During COVID-19

    Violence, Cybersex Trafficking, and Child Marriage Spike for Girls in Asia-Pacific During COVID-19

    By Madeleine Keck|July 27, 2020

    Girls are being pulled out of school and into “a life of poor prospects.” Read more

  7. Article: Migrant and Refugee Women in Melbourne Find Work Making Face Masks During COVID-19 Lockdown

    Migrant and Refugee Women in Melbourne Find Work Making Face Masks During COVID-19 Lockdown

    By Madeleine Keck|July 23, 2020

    Face masks became mandatory in Melbourne on Wednesday, leaving millions in need of protection. Read more

  8. Article: Australia's Nature Laws Are ‘Ineffective’ and Fail to Protect Threatened Species: Report

    Australia's Nature Laws Are ‘Ineffective’ and Fail to Protect Threatened Species: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|July 22, 2020

    The report calls for an overhaul of the nation’s weak environmental legislation. Read more

  9. Article: International Students in Melbourne Forced to Turn to Food Banks Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

    International Students in Melbourne Forced to Turn to Food Banks Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

    By Madeleine Keck|July 21, 2020

    Five million Melburnians returned to stage three lockdowns on July 9. Read more

  10. Article: COVID-19 Rates Among Indigenous Australians Are Low Thanks to an “Extraordinary” Aboriginal-Led Response

    COVID-19 Rates Among Indigenous Australians Are Low Thanks to an “Extraordinary” Aboriginal-Led Response

    By Madeleine Keck|July 17, 2020

    The unique Indigenous developed and deployed response has undeniably saved lives. Read more