About Marnie Cunningham

Marnie Cunningham is a content creator for Global Citizen. With a background in media, photography and international development she has worked in Tanzania, Vanuatu and her hometown of Melbourne, Australia. Marnie is passionate about the environment and runs a sustainable business of her own - seasonal floral and botanical design for weddings and events.

Marnie's latest stories
  1. Article: Australian Senate Votes to Keep Tax on Tampons
    Girls & Women

    Australian Senate Votes to Keep Tax on Tampons

    By Marnie Cunningham| June 21, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    It’s bloody time periods stopped being deemed a luxury Read more

  2. Article: Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Migrants Break Bread Together at Australian Welcome Dinners
    Citizenship

    Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Migrants Break Bread Together at Australian Welcome Dinners

    By Marnie Cunningham| June 19, 2017

    No one feels more at home than at the dinner table Read more

  3. Article: These Swimsuits Look Amazing and Are Great for the Planet, Too
    Environment

    These Swimsuits Look Amazing and Are Great for the Planet, Too

    By Marnie Cunningham| June 7, 2017

    Saving the ocean one bikini at a time Read more

  4. Article: This Australian Woman Is Buying Up Houses So Homeless People Can Live in Them
    Citizenship

    This Australian Woman Is Buying Up Houses So Homeless People Can Live in Them

    By Marnie Cunningham| May 31, 2017

    Feel good stories to warm you up as Australia heads into winter Read more

  5. Article: This Popular Soup Restaurant in Australia Only Hires Muslim Women
    Citizenship

    This Popular Soup Restaurant in Australia Only Hires Muslim Women

    By Marnie Cunningham| May 30, 2017

    Muslim speed-dating — it’s a thing. Read more

  6. Article: Mining Magnate Just Gave $400M to Charity, ‘the Biggest Single Philanthropic Gift’ in Australian History
    Finance & Innovation

    Mining Magnate Just Gave $400M to Charity, ‘the Biggest Single Philanthropic Gift’ in Australian History

    By Marnie Cunningham| May 22, 2017

    PM Turnbull called it "an extraordinary moment of love, of generosity and leadership." Read more

  7. Article: When It Comes to Foreign Aid in Australia, It's Not 'Us vs Them'
    AdvocacyFinance & Innovation

    When It Comes to Foreign Aid in Australia, It's Not 'Us vs Them'

    By Marnie Cunningham| May 18, 2017

    Take action and tell the Australian Government that aid matters Read more

  8. Article: Australia Just Launched Its First-Ever Animated Series About Indigenous Children
    Citizenship

    Australia Just Launched Its First-Ever Animated Series About Indigenous Children

    By Marnie Cunningham| May 16, 2017

    Meet Little J and Big Cuz Read more

  9. Article: Leaked Reports Reveal Australian Aid Will be Cut Yet Again in Tomorrow’s Budget
    Citizenship

    Leaked Reports Reveal Australian Aid Will be Cut Yet Again in Tomorrow’s Budget

    By Marnie Cunningham| May 8, 2017

    Another blow for Australia’s aid program Read more

  10. Article: A Million Times Yes to This Queer Formal in Australia for LGBTQI Students
    Citizenship

    A Million Times Yes to This Queer Formal in Australia for LGBTQI Students

    By Marnie Cunningham| May 1, 2017

    School is still tough for LGBTI teens Read more

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