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: How Australian Aid Is Helping to Advance Gender Equality in Indonesia

    How Australian Aid Is Helping to Advance Gender Equality in Indonesia

    By Madeleine Keck|March 26, 2020

    Government-funded women's civil society organisations are chipping away at social norms. Read more

  2. Article: The Pacific Has the ‘Perfect Storm of Conditions’ for Modern Slavery: Report

    The Pacific Has the ‘Perfect Storm of Conditions’ for Modern Slavery: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|March 26, 2020

    Modern slavery is likely to increase as climate change exacerbates poverty and migration. Read more

  3. Article: Australia and New Zealand Join Forces to Help Pacific Neighbours Fight Coronavirus

    Australia and New Zealand Join Forces to Help Pacific Neighbours Fight Coronavirus

    By Madeleine Keck|March 25, 2020

    A COVID-19 outbreak could inundate the Pacific’s health care systems. Read more

  4. Article: New Zealand Responds to Coronavirus by Pledging $12.1 Billion for Individuals and Businesses

    New Zealand Responds to Coronavirus by Pledging $12.1 Billion for Individuals and Businesses

    By Madeleine Keck|March 20, 2020

    The package includes $500 million for health investments. Read more

  5. Article: Over 700,000 Children Live in Poverty in Australia: Report

    Over 700,000 Children Live in Poverty in Australia: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|March 18, 2020

    One in eight Australians live below the relative poverty line, a new report shows. Read more

  6. Article: Coronavirus: Australia's Largest Supermarket Introduces Exclusive Shopping for Elderly and People With Disabilities

    Coronavirus: Australia's Largest Supermarket Introduces Exclusive Shopping for Elderly and People With Disabilities

    By Madeleine Keck|March 17, 2020

    Woolworths has taken drastic measures to stop panic-buying in response to coronavirus. Read more

  7. Article: Scott Morrison Pledges Billions to Help Protect Australians Against Coronavirus

    Scott Morrison Pledges Billions to Help Protect Australians Against Coronavirus

    By Madeleine Keck|March 14, 2020

    A new health and economic stimulus package has been announced. Read more

  8. Article: Pacific Athletes With Disabilities Work to Qualify for the Paralympics with Help From Australia

    Pacific Athletes With Disabilities Work to Qualify for the Paralympics with Help From Australia

    By Madeleine Keck|March 13, 2020

    A record number of Pacific athletes are hoping to attend the 2020 Summer Paralympics. Read more

  9. Article: Poverty Increases in Thailand Following 3 Decades of Decline: World Bank Report

    Poverty Increases in Thailand Following 3 Decades of Decline: World Bank Report

    By Madeleine Keck|March 13, 2020

    The report has called on the government to heavily invest in the next generation. Read more

  10. Article: Australia’s Women’s Cricket Team Won the World Cup in Front of The Largest Ever Cricket Crowd on International Women’s Day

    Australia’s Women’s Cricket Team Won the World Cup in Front of The Largest Ever Cricket Crowd on International Women’s Day

    By Madeleine Keck|March 11, 2020

    Over 86,000 people were in attendance. Read more