Author: Sophie Volker

Sophie VolkerSophie Volker is currently working part-time as a Cadet Journalist at the Dalby Herald while finishing her Bachelor of Journalism at UQ. She is very excited to be taking part on the UQ in Indonesia trip because she is passionate about travelling and social justice journalism. During the trip, Sophie hopes to investigate the legal system in Indonesia.

Anies elected Governor after divisive election campaign

Sophie Volker- April 21, 2017

Anies Baswedan has defeated Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) for the powerful position of Governor of the Province of Jakarta, after a long and tension-filled race. ... Read More

MRT to alleviate Jakarta’s notorious traffic soon

Sophie Volker- April 20, 2017

It’s taken almost 40 years since its conception, but the Jakarta Mass Rail Transport (MRT) is finally on its way to completion. With estimates that ... Read More

Unity in Diversity: Exploring Fatahillah Square

Sophie Volker- April 16, 2017

Busker entertains locals in Fatahillah Square. In the 16th century, a commander for the Sultanate of Demak named Fatahillah recaptured the Old Town of Jakarta from ... Read More