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: Why These Australian Councils Are Now Forced to Dump Recycling in Landfills
    Environment

    Why These Australian Councils Are Now Forced to Dump Recycling in Landfills

    By Madeleine Keck|March 22, 2019

    One year on from China’s waste export ban, Victoria is in a recycling crisis. Read more

  2. Article: Viral Photo of Australian Athlete Tayla Harris Sparks Crucial Discussion About Sexism
    Girls & Women

    Viral Photo of Australian Athlete Tayla Harris Sparks Crucial Discussion About Sexism

    By Madeleine Keck|March 21, 2019

    "My hamstring is OK, but derogatory comments aren't." Read more

  3. Article: 5 Powerful Tributes to Love and Acceptance in the Wake of the New Zealand Terror Attack
    Citizenship

    5 Powerful Tributes to Love and Acceptance in the Wake of the New Zealand Terror Attack

    By Madeleine Keck|March 20, 2019

    Art therapy transforms pain into beauty. Read more

  4. Article: Australia Plans Massive Cut to the Number of Migrants It Takes In
    Citizenship

    Australia Plans Massive Cut to the Number of Migrants It Takes In

    By Madeleine Keck|March 20, 2019

    The annual permanent migrant intake will be cut from 190,000 to 160,000. Read more

  5. Article: Gender Equality, Climate Change to Feature in Labor’s Proposed Australian Foreign Aid Budget
    Finance & Innovation

    Gender Equality, Climate Change to Feature in Labor’s Proposed Australian Foreign Aid Budget

    By Madeleine Keck|March 18, 2019

    "Aid can and does make a difference." Read more

  6. Article: Australian Global Citizens Push For an End to Gender Discrimination
    ImpactGirls & Women

    Australian Global Citizens Push For an End to Gender Discrimination

    By Madeleine Keck|March 18, 2019

    Australians raised their voices and took action for the rights of girls and women this month. Read more

  7. Article: At Least 49 Dead in New Zealand Terror Attack on 2 Mosques
    Citizenship

    At Least 49 Dead in New Zealand Terror Attack on 2 Mosques

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Madeleine Keck|March 15, 2019

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it’s among the country’s “darkest days.” Read more

  8. Article: New Zealand Offers Free Vaccines Amid the Worst Measles Outbreak in Years
    Health

    New Zealand Offers Free Vaccines Amid the Worst Measles Outbreak in Years

    By Madeleine Keck|March 13, 2019

    Forty measles cases have been confirmed throughout New Zealand so far in 2019. Read more

  9. Article: Australia Becomes First Country to Achieve 30% Gender Equality Across Its Top 100 Boardrooms
    Girls & Women

    Australia Becomes First Country to Achieve 30% Gender Equality Across Its Top 100 Boardrooms

    By Madeleine Keck|March 13, 2019

    "Corporate Australia has heard the message about the value of gender diversity in boardrooms.” Read more

  10. Article: Australia Has Reduced Plastic Bag Consumption by 80% Since July
    Environment

    Australia Has Reduced Plastic Bag Consumption by 80% Since July

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 28, 2019

    The plastic bag reduction stems from bans by major Australian supermarkets. Read more