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: Free Pads and Tampons Will Be Handed Out in Victorian Schools in Australian First

    Free Pads and Tampons Will Be Handed Out in Victorian Schools in Australian First

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 16, 2019

    “Getting your period shouldn’t be a barrier to getting a great education.” Read more

  2. Article: An Indigenous 12-Year-Old Just Addressed the UN on Australia's Detention Laws and Education System

    An Indigenous 12-Year-Old Just Addressed the UN on Australia's Detention Laws and Education System

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 11, 2019

    Hoosan is one of the youngest people to ever address the UN. Read more

  3. Article: Australian Welfare Recipients Are Nearly 7 Times More Likely to Suffer Poor Health: Study

    Australian Welfare Recipients Are Nearly 7 Times More Likely to Suffer Poor Health: Study

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 10, 2019

    “Poor health is a barrier to work.” Read more

  4. Article: Disability Is the Leading Reported Case of Discrimination in Australia: Study

    Disability Is the Leading Reported Case of Discrimination in Australia: Study

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 10, 2019

    The number of complaints is rising. Read more

  5. Article: Activists Call For an End to Plastic Pollution at Sydney Premiere of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    Activists Call For an End to Plastic Pollution at Sydney Premiere of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 10, 2019

    The docu-series premieres in Australia on Sept. 16. Read more

  6. Article: The Plant-Based Meat Industry Could Add $3 Billion to Australia’s Economy: Report

    The Plant-Based Meat Industry Could Add $3 Billion to Australia’s Economy: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 9, 2019

    "Australia [can] become a global plant-protein powerhouse." Read more

  7. Article: Australian Medical Association Declares Climate Change a ‘Health Emergency’

    Australian Medical Association Declares Climate Change a ‘Health Emergency’

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 5, 2019

    "These effects are already being observed internationally and in Australia.” Read more

  8. Article: Malaria Crusaders Recognized in the ‘Oscars’ of Australian Science

    Malaria Crusaders Recognized in the ‘Oscars’ of Australian Science

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 4, 2019

    The Eureka Prizes are awarded in Sydney each year. Read more

  9. Article: A Social Worker Will Be Employed Within Melbourne City Libraries to Support Vulnerable Citizens

    A Social Worker Will Be Employed Within Melbourne City Libraries to Support Vulnerable Citizens

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 2, 2019

    “This is a place you are not going to get turned away.” Read more

  10. Article: Victoria Passes Birth Certificate Bill in ‘Momentous’ Win for Transgender Rights

    Victoria Passes Birth Certificate Bill in ‘Momentous’ Win for Transgender Rights

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 30, 2019

    “We can now get a birth certificate that reflects who we are on a day-to-day basis.” Read more