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: 5 Impactful Ways to Support Australia’s National Reconciliation Week 2020

    5 Impactful Ways to Support Australia’s National Reconciliation Week 2020

    By Madeleine Keck|June 3, 2020

    National Reconciliation Week is a time to honour Indigenous culture and fight for equality. Read more

  2. Article: Australia’s Foreign Aid Budget Redirected to Help the Asia-Pacific Respond to COVID-19

    Australia’s Foreign Aid Budget Redirected to Help the Asia-Pacific Respond to COVID-19

    By Madeleine Keck|June 2, 2020

    “This is an unprecedented pivot of our development program.” Read more

  3. Article: Education Access Improves for Young Australians with Disabilities; Bullying Rates Significant: Report

    Education Access Improves for Young Australians with Disabilities; Bullying Rates Significant: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|May 29, 2020

    “We must act now to ensure a whole of community approach across all life domains.” Read more

  4. Article: The First Koala Has Been Born in a Wildlife Park Since The Devastating Australian Bushfires

    The First Koala Has Been Born in a Wildlife Park Since The Devastating Australian Bushfires

    By Madeleine Keck|May 29, 2020

    The joey has been labelled a “sign of hope.” Read more

  5. Article: New Zealand Pledges $37 Million to Global COVID-19 Vaccine Search

    New Zealand Pledges $37 Million to Global COVID-19 Vaccine Search

    By Madeleine Keck|May 28, 2020

    Global Citizens took more than 3,000 actions directly asking the government to commit new funds. Read more

  6. Article: How UNICEF Australia Is Providing Life-Saving Support For Children on the Front Lines of COVID-19

    How UNICEF Australia Is Providing Life-Saving Support For Children on the Front Lines of COVID-19

    By Madeleine Keck|UNICEF Australia|May 27, 2020

    UNICEF Australia is stepping up for children. Read more

  7. Article: Death Certificates in Australia Should Be Modernised to Include Climate Change, Experts Argue

    Death Certificates in Australia Should Be Modernised to Include Climate Change, Experts Argue

    By Madeleine Keck|May 25, 2020

    Researchers want climate change included as a secondary cause of death in cases of heat exposure. Read more

  8. Article: The Pacific Is Dealing With a Dengue Fever Outbreak Amid COVID-19 and Tropical Cyclone Harold

    The Pacific Is Dealing With a Dengue Fever Outbreak Amid COVID-19 and Tropical Cyclone Harold

    By Madeleine Keck|May 22, 2020

    Fiji and the Marshall Islands have been disproportionately affected. Read more

  9. Article: Banned Travel Due to COVID-19 Could See Millions of Pacific Workers Slide Into Poverty: Report

    Banned Travel Due to COVID-19 Could See Millions of Pacific Workers Slide Into Poverty: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|May 21, 2020

    Thousands of jobs have already been lost as hotels and resorts close. Read more

  10. Article: The WHO Will Launch Independent Probe Into COVID-19 Following Motion Backed by Over 120 Nations

    The WHO Will Launch Independent Probe Into COVID-19 Following Motion Backed by Over 120 Nations

    By Madeleine Keck|May 20, 2020

    The evaluation will review “lessons learned from the WHO-coordinated international health response." Read more