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: An Indigenous Ranger Just Won the Australian Geographic’s Conservationist of the Year Award

    An Indigenous Ranger Just Won the Australian Geographic’s Conservationist of the Year Award

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 10, 2019

    Albert Wiggan has worked to limit large-scale gas hubs in outback Australia. Read more

  2. Article: Australia's Women's Team Earns Soccer’s First Equal Pay Deal in the World

    Australia's Women's Team Earns Soccer’s First Equal Pay Deal in the World

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 8, 2019

    The Australian women’s team is ranked eighth in the world, while the men’s team is 44th. Read more

  3. Article: Australia Just Committed $90 Million to Help ‘Close the Gap’ For Indigenous Australians

    Australia Just Committed $90 Million to Help ‘Close the Gap’ For Indigenous Australians

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 8, 2019

    The life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is at least 10 years. Read more

  4. Article: The First Rain in Months for Drought-Ravaged NSW Brings Mass Celebrations

    The First Rain in Months for Drought-Ravaged NSW Brings Mass Celebrations

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 5, 2019

    Thirty-three percent of New South Wales is in ‘intense’ drought. Read more

  5. Article: Kmart Australia Launches Inclusive Same-Sex Family Doll Sets

    Kmart Australia Launches Inclusive Same-Sex Family Doll Sets

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 4, 2019

    Representation is a critical component of reducing bigotry and stigma. Read more

  6. Article: Victoria Has Officially Imposed Its State-Wide Plastic Bag Ban

    Victoria Has Officially Imposed Its State-Wide Plastic Bag Ban

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 4, 2019

    The ban is expected to help protect the environment by reducing plastic pollution. Read more

  7. Article: Global Screenings of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement' Highlight the Fight to End Extreme Poverty

    Global Screenings of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement' Highlight the Fight to End Extreme Poverty

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 1, 2019

    The docu-series shows how artists, leaders, and Global Citizens are working together for good. Read more

  8. Article: The Sydney Opera House Just Pledged to Support the United Nations’ Global Goals

    The Sydney Opera House Just Pledged to Support the United Nations’ Global Goals

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 31, 2019

    The performing arts institution hosts almost 11 million guests each year. Read more

  9. Article: Australia ‘Rights a Historic Wrong’ by Closing the Uluru Climb Forever

    Australia ‘Rights a Historic Wrong’ by Closing the Uluru Climb Forever

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 29, 2019

    The tradition has long divided visitors, the Australian government, and traditional custodians. Read more

  10. Article: Almost 1 in 4 Young Australians Live With Psychological Distress: Report

    Almost 1 in 4 Young Australians Live With Psychological Distress: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 28, 2019

    The percentage of young Australians with mental health challenges is increasing. Read more