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: Australia to Give $10 Million to Papua New Guinea to Combat Infectious Diseases
    Health

    Australia to Give $10 Million to Papua New Guinea to Combat Infectious Diseases

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 21, 2018

    In July, Papua New Guinea experienced its first outbreak of vaccine-derived polio in 18 years. Read more

  2. Article: The Next Infectious Disease Outbreak Could Kill More Than 300 Million People Worldwide
    Health

    The Next Infectious Disease Outbreak Could Kill More Than 300 Million People Worldwide

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 20, 2018

    Is averting the next major disease outbreak within our reach? Read more

  3. Article: Australia Will Miss Its Paris Agreement Commitment by 1 Billion Tonnes of Carbon Dioxide
    Environment

    Australia Will Miss Its Paris Agreement Commitment by 1 Billion Tonnes of Carbon Dioxide

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 18, 2018

    The nation has recorded record-breaking emissions levels three years in a row. Read more

  4. Article: One Aussie Humanitarian Is Set to Ride 1,000 Kilometers to Align Australia With the Global Goals
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    One Aussie Humanitarian Is Set to Ride 1,000 Kilometers to Align Australia With the Global Goals

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 15, 2018

    d’Arcy Lunn will ride from Adelaide to Mt Gambier — and back! Read more

  5. Article: This Filmmaker Wants to Prove That Educated Women Are the Answer to Climate Change
    Girls & Women

    This Filmmaker Wants to Prove That Educated Women Are the Answer to Climate Change

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 13, 2018

    The documentary explores the link between women’s education and environmental stability. Read more

  6. Article: Melbourne to Host the World Premiere of 'Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition'
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    Melbourne to Host the World Premiere of 'Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition'

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 13, 2018

    The exhibition offers a deep insight into one of the most influential men in modern history. Read more

  7. Article: Australia Strives to Make the Nation's Health Care System More Accessible for Migrants
    Health

    Australia Strives to Make the Nation's Health Care System More Accessible for Migrants

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 12, 2018

    Miscommunication as a result of language barriers is a growing health problem. Read more

  8. Article: Climate Change Labelled Region's 'Biggest Threat' During Pacific Islands Forum
    Environment

    Climate Change Labelled Region's 'Biggest Threat' During Pacific Islands Forum

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 11, 2018

    Australia and New Zealand joined various Pacific nations in Nauru for the Pacific Islands Forum. Read more

  9. Article: Julia Gillard Boldly Calls Out Sexism in Australian Politics With Impassioned Speech
    Girls & Women

    Julia Gillard Boldly Calls Out Sexism in Australian Politics With Impassioned Speech

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 7, 2018

    Gillard delivers a powerful speech against misogyny. Read more

  10. Article: Scott Morrison Criticised for Offensive Tweet About Transgender Schoolkids
    Health

    Scott Morrison Criticised for Offensive Tweet About Transgender Schoolkids

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 7, 2018

    “We do not need ‘gender whisperers’ in our schools. Let kids be kids.” Read more