On Tuesday, Madeleine McGregor was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship for Tasmania.
Maddy was a student at Collegiate from 2007-2015, and Academic Prefect, Oratory and Cross Country Captain in Year 12. Since then, Maddy has studied Law (Hons.) and Economics at the ANU, supported by the Tuckwell Scholarship.
Maddy has worked with the Aboriginal Legal Service in the East Kimberley, audited the Universal Periodic Review at the Human Rights Council in Geneva, and co-founded two women’s rights organisations. She will study the Bachelor of Civil Laws and a Master of Philosophy (Law), with a focus on international and comparative human rights.
She plans to work as a human rights lawyer, with a focus on human movement lawyering and strengthening human rights structures in Australia, particularly in relation to our First Nations people.