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: New Zealand Commits $2 Million to Support Polio Eradication in Papua New Guinea
    Health

    New Zealand Commits $2 Million to Support Polio Eradication in Papua New Guinea

    By Madeleine Keck|July 16, 2019

    Papua New Guinea has labeled 2019 as the ‘Year of Immunization’. Read more

  2. Article: Australia’s Child Immunization Rate Reaches 95%, High Above Global Average
    Health

    Australia’s Child Immunization Rate Reaches 95%, High Above Global Average

    By Madeleine Keck|July 16, 2019

    Immunization coverage rates in children have hit a record high. Read more

  3. Article: 5 Impactful Ways Australians Can Celebrate NAIDOC Week
    Citizenship

    5 Impactful Ways Australians Can Celebrate NAIDOC Week

    By Madeleine Keck|July 12, 2019

    NAIDOC Week celebrates Indigenous Australian culture, history, and accomplishments. Read more

  4. Article: ‘Play School’ Celebrates NAIDOC Week With All-Indigenous Cast and New Aboriginal Doll
    Citizenship

    ‘Play School’ Celebrates NAIDOC Week With All-Indigenous Cast and New Aboriginal Doll

    By Madeleine Keck|July 11, 2019

    There’s a new doll on the block. Read more

  5. Article: A 6,600-Year-Old Australian Indigenous Site Just Joined the UNESCO World Heritage List
    Environment

    A 6,600-Year-Old Australian Indigenous Site Just Joined the UNESCO World Heritage List

    By Madeleine Keck|July 10, 2019

    It is the first site in Australia to be protected purely for its Aboriginal cultural significance. Read more

  6. Article: Women Now Make Up 50% of the New South Wales Shadow Cabinet in Historic First
    Girls & Women

    Women Now Make Up 50% of the New South Wales Shadow Cabinet in Historic First

    By Madeleine Keck|July 9, 2019

    Women will also hold three of the party’s four most senior positions. Read more

  7. Article: Australia’s HIV Infection Rates Reach 18-Year Low
    Health

    Australia’s HIV Infection Rates Reach 18-Year Low

    By Madeleine Keck|July 5, 2019

    However, infection rates for heterosexual and Indigenous groups remains practically unchanged. Read more

  8. Article: These Researchers Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Make a 'Turbocharged' Flu Vaccine
    Health

    These Researchers Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Make a 'Turbocharged' Flu Vaccine

    By Madeleine Keck|July 4, 2019

    The drug is about to begin a 12-month clinical trial in the United States. Read more

  9. Article: Paralympian Dylan Alcott Uses Logies Speech to Advocate for Australians With Disabilities
    Citizenship

    Paralympian Dylan Alcott Uses Logies Speech to Advocate for Australians With Disabilities

    By Madeleine Keck|July 3, 2019

    Alcott is determined to ensure Australians living with disabilities have equal opportunities. Read more

  10. Article: 'Groundbreaking' Homelessness Center Offers Gym, Free Wi-Fi, and In-House Doctors for Real Solutions
    Citizenship

    'Groundbreaking' Homelessness Center Offers Gym, Free Wi-Fi, and In-House Doctors for Real Solutions

    By Madeleine Keck|July 2, 2019

    The center is the largest in Australia and is expected to help people back into permanent housing. Read more