Working languages:
Indonesian to English

Roderick Clarke
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Local time: 12:29 AEST (GMT+10)

Native in: English Native in English
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Mining & Minerals / GemsGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsMilitary / Defense
Government / PoliticsEducation / Pedagogy
Law: Contract(s)Ships, Sailing, Maritime

Preferred currency AUD
Project History 63 projects entered
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Translation
Volume: 350 words
Completed: Dec 2013
Languages:

Indonesian to English
Translation of Personal Documents

Two employment references and one certificate of participation.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 4 hours
Completed: May 2013
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Two Government Documents

One Indonesian Minister Determination and one amendment to ports contained in an Import Approval.

Agriculture, Government / Politics
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 696 words
Completed: Mar 2013
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Two One Page Legal Documents

One letter of explanation and one power of attorney.

Law (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3074 words
Completed: May 2012
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Handwritten Letter Written on Behalf of a Local Community

Concerning a proposed mining project.

Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 5 hours
Completed: Apr 2012
Languages:

Indonesian to English
Five Handwritten Questionnaire Resposes

Questionnaire completed by fishing vessel crew regarding their work and employer.

Ships, Sailing, Maritime
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 15 hours
Completed: Mar 2012
Languages:
Indonesian to English
English>Indonesian Checking Job

Corporate Yearbook. Includes summary reports from the various managers, company products, successes, challenges, highlights, and so on.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 1 hours
Completed: Jan 2012
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Pay Slip

Employee pay details.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 1 hours
Completed: Jan 2012
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Short English>Indonesian Checking Job

Survey information.

Government / Politics
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 3 hours
Completed: Dec 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Short English>Indonesian Checking Job

Customs documents - consent form and information sheet.

Government / Politics
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 1265 words
Completed: Nov 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Text Messages

Series of mobile phone text messages between work colleagues.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 223 words
Completed: Sep 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Declaration of Employment

One page record of employment.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 2 hours
Completed: Jul 2011
Languages:
Lost Property Report

Police report detailing a lost driver's licence.

Law (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 207 words
Completed: Jul 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Medical Document

Referral to eye specialist relating to laser treatment.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 2 hours
Completed: Jul 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Short English>Indonesian Checking Job

Adoption papers.

Law: Contract(s)
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 1 hours
Completed: Jun 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Short English>Indonesian Checking Job

Product instructions.

Other
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 1 hours
Completed: May 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Short English>Indonesian Checking Job

Technical instructions for the use of a product.

Other
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 1 hours
Completed: May 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Short English>Indonesian Checking Job

Promotional material for a university.

Education / Pedagogy
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 744 words
Completed: Apr 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Detainee Letters

Translation of two handwritten letters by Indonesian detainees to the Ombudsman seeking assistance.

Government / Politics
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 297 words
Completed: Mar 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Detainee Complaint Forms

Translation of three handwritten completed complaint forms by Indonesians in detention.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 365 words
Completed: Mar 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Employment Documents

A Declaration of Employment and a Contract of Employment.

Education / Pedagogy
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 25 hours
Completed: Mar 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Checking of English>Indonesian Corporate Year Book Translation

Checking of an English to Indonesian translation of the Year Book of an Australian based group of international companies containing mainly Manager reports summarising the achievements and events of their respective departments over the year.

Business/Commerce (general)
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 2 hours
Completed: Mar 2011
Languages:

Indonesian to English
Short English>Indonesian Checking Job

Information regarding university courses.

Education / Pedagogy
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 1125 words
Completed: Feb 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Statutory Declaration

A statutory declaration prepared by a notary documenting the provisions made by a married couple concerning the bequeathing of their estate to their children.

Law: Contract(s)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3500 words
Completed: Feb 2011
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Business Contract

Agreement to Supply Goods between a private and government company.

Law: Contract(s)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 229 words
Completed: Feb 2011
Languages:

Indonesian to English
Educational Documents

Full translation of a secondary school graduation certificate and a statutory declaration issued by an educational institution relating to a student's studies.

Education / Pedagogy
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 221 words
Completed: Dec 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Letter of Authorisation and Statutory Declaration

Translation of two one-page documents relating to a lost marriage certificate.

Law (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 521 words
Completed: Nov 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Bank Letter

Bank letter pertaining to the transfer of a deceased customer’s estate. The purpose of the letter was to inform the deceased's family of the requirements which need to be fulfilled for the bank to release the contents of the deceased's safety deposit box and bank accounts to the heirs living overseas.

Finance (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 140 words
Completed: Nov 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Detainee Complaint Forms

Translation of two handwritten completed complaint forms by Indonesians in detention.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 203 words
Completed: Oct 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of a Detainee Complaint Form

Translation of a completed handwritten Indonesian detainee complaint form.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 329 words
Completed: Oct 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Checking of Indonesian Translation Concerning a Government Program

Checking of an Indonesian translation of a Media Release from the Federal Health Minister Concerning a New Social Benefit Program for Families.

Government / Politics
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 400 words
Completed: Oct 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Detainee Complaint Forms

Translation of three handwritten completed complaint forms by Indonesians in detention.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 4010 words
Completed: Sep 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Detainee Complaints and Requests

Translation of nineteen handwritten complaint and request forms completed by Indonesian detainees for the ombudsman.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 338 words
Completed: Jul 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Two Handwritten Detainee Letters

Two handwritten letters by Indonesians in detention requesting help from the ombudsman.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 338 words
Completed: Jul 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Detainee Request Forms

Translation of two handwritten request forms completed by Indonesian detainees for the ombudsman.

Government / Politics
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 781 words
Completed: Jun 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Detainee Complaints

Handwritten responses by four Indonesian detainees on a form for the purpose of submitting a complaint to the relevant ombudsman concerning issues regarding their detention.

Government / Politics
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 403 words
Completed: May 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Official Letter Relating to Mining

Governor notification relating to mining operations.

Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 1788 words
Completed: Mar 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Official Letter Relating to Mining

Governor determination relating to mining operations.

Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 1830 words
Completed: Jan 2010
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Official Letter Relating to Mining

Approval of foreign capital investment

Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 236 words
Completed: Dec 2009
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Official Letter Relating to Mining

Notice of approval of extension of foreign capital investment Project

Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 8122 words
Completed: Sep 2009
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Official Documents Relating to Mining Projects

A series of documents split into three separate jobs. The documents contained a Governor Determination Approving the Granting of Mining Rights, and correspondence between the mining companies and relevant government authorities.

Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 5822 words
Completed: Jul 2009
Languages:
English to Indonesian
Checking Translation of Government Brochure Relating to Domestic Violence

Checking of an Indonesian translation of a brochure detailing the law as it relates to domestic violence. In particular, the information provided advice to victims of domestic violence concerning their rights, how to protect themselves and how to take action against the offender.

Law (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 1564 words
Completed: Mar 2009
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Government Letter Granting Mining Rights

Determination of a provincial governor granting exploration and mining rights to an Indonesian based mining company. Includes all relevant considerations, legal provisions and considerations, and details of the determination.

Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 196 words
Completed: Mar 2009
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Position Statement Regarding Mining Activities

A statement by four community leaders outlining their position regarding proposed mining activities.

Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 13213 words
Completed: Feb 2009
Languages:
Indonesian to English
A Book Containing Descriptions Accompanying Pictures of Various Flora and Fauna

Book titled “The Seagrasses and Fauna of Kuta Bay, Lombok Island”, Susetiono, LIPI Press, Jakarta, 2007. Based on research conducted on various forms of life in the area specified. Besides the table of contents, introductory chapters and list of terminology, translation includes detailed descriptions of various species of seagrass, ascidian, mollusc, echinodermata, fish and reptile.

Botany, Botany
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 396 words
Completed: Nov 2008
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of Recording of Medical Consultation

Translation of a medical consultation conducted in Indonesian between an oncologist and a cancer patient concerning the patient's treatment.

Medical: Health Care
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 929 words
Completed: Nov 2008
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Government Letter Granting Mining Rights

Determination of a provincial governor granting exploration and mining rights to an Indonesian based mining company. Includes all relevant considerations, legal provisions and conditions, and details of the determination.

Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 1246 words
Completed: Oct 2008
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Government Letter Granting Mining Rights

Determination of a provincial governor granting exploration and mining rights to an Indonesian based mining company. Includes all relevant considerations, legal provisions and conditions, and details of the determination.

Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3400 words
Completed: Aug 2008
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Funding Proposal for a Community Development Project

A non-government organisation's funding proposal for a project conerned with treatment of dengue fever. Proposal focussed on community awareness programs and improvement of health services in the local community.

Medical: Health Care
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 750 words
Completed: Jul 2008
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Government Letter of Approval Concerning a Mining Project

Letter issued by the Department of Energy and Mineral Resources concerning a company's Direct Offer Proposal through a Joint Study, including all the conditions under which the approval was granted.

Mining & Minerals / Gems
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 305 words
Completed: Jun 2008
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Sports Article and CV

Brief newspaper article and CV relating to the achievements of a soccer player.

Sports / Fitness / Recreation
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 1800 words
Completed: May 2008
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Personal statement connected to a criminal offence

Concerned with inappropriate behaviour in the workplace.

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 225 words
Completed: May 2008
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Personal Statement

Statement made to serve as proof of renunciation of leasehold title.

Law: Contract(s)
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 202 words
Completed: Oct 2007
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Beach safety information

Proofreading translation regarding beach safety information

Advertising / Public Relations
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 137 words
Completed: Jun 2007
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of the accompanying text on a promotional video

Text accompanying a promotional video for a major university in Melbourne

Education / Pedagogy
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 210 words
Completed: Apr 2007
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of government information brochure

Translation of an information brochure about a new maritime crew visa

Ships, Sailing, Maritime, Transport / Transportation / Shipping
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 202 words
Completed: Feb 2007
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Translation of text on a promotional poster

Text accompanying promotional poster for a major money transfer service

Advertising / Public Relations, Finance (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 0 days
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Personal Documents

Birth certificates, Police Records Certificates, Educational Qualifications, Marriage Certificates, Driver's Licences, Family Cards, Change of Name Certificates, etc. I have been doing extract translations of these documents regularly since 2005 and have not listed each job separately. I also complete full translations of these documents when requested, including transcripts of results for tertiary students, particularly those who have completed commerce and engineering courses. From time to time I also translate statutory declarations and employment references, usually also for immigration purposes, and have not listed each job separately.

Other
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 0 days
Duration: Sep 2009 to Feb 2010
Languages:
English to Indonesian
Checking Translation of Product Labelling

This consisted of several small jobs mainly entailing checking the translation of product labelling for an international cosmetics company.

Advertising / Public Relations
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 0 days
Languages:
English to Indonesian
Checking Translation of Monthly Corporate Staff Newsletter

Checking of Indonesian translation of a monthly corporate staff newsletter, usually consisting of four pages, for a major international group of companies operating in the building industry. Content often relates to corporate and staff achievements, staff training, new appointments and business ventures, and so on. This job completed early each month since February 2010.

Business/Commerce (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 35 hours
Duration: Dec 2012 to Dec 2013
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Thirty Four Import Approvals

Issued by the Indonesian government.

Government / Politics, Agriculture
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 14639 words
Duration: Jan 2013 to Feb 2013
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Corporate Correspondence

Details strictly confidential.

Business/Commerce (general)
 No comment.

Editing/proofreading
Volume: 15 hours
Duration: Jul 2012 to Jun 2013
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Seven Short English>Indonesian Checking Jobs

Checking of Indonesian translations completed throughout the year on a range of different topics including food product labeling, workplace safety, material published by educational institutions, statutory declarations and a medical report.

Education / Pedagogy, Food & Drink, Medical: Health Care
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 20 hours
Duration: Apr 2013 to May 2013
Languages:
Indonesian to English
Documents Relating to the Purchase and Sale of Real Estate

Four contracts of sale, five tax payment slips, one receipt for purchase of property

Accounting, Real Estate
 No comment.


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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - Monash University
Experience Years of experience: 26. Registered at ProZ.com: Nov 2005.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Indonesian to English (National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Website http://www.proz.com/profile/125324
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Bio
* Masters Degree in Asian Studies including Advanced Indonesian language studies

* 21 years experience working in the language field with native Indonesian speaking colleagues

* 2 years experience living and working in Indonesia as an English teacher

* 18 years experience working as a part-time lecturer of Indonesian (includes training students in translating skills up to advanced level)

*9 years experience working as a freelance translator. Proejcts have included translation of documents and publications on a wide range of general and several specialist topics

*Examples of the types of documents often translated include personal letters, immigration papers, statutory declarations, business and government documents, official letters, legal documents, contracts, brochures, corporate advertisements and promotional material, survey responses, forms, internal business correspondence.

* My previous work experience as an Indonesian lecturer and translator has enabled me to grasp a broad range of Indonesian vocabulary applicable to an array of different areas commonly found in translation assignments.

* My background as a Commerce and English teacher and a graduate of a business teaching degree supports my areas of specialisation relating to education (eg. policy, methodology, assessment, teacher training, etc) and business (eg. contracts, the courts, the legal fraternity, macroeconomic theory, marketing, etc).

* pricing negotiated for each job
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PRO-level pts: 12


Language (PRO)
Indonesian to English12
Top general fields (PRO)
Art/Literary4
Other4
Social Sciences4
Top specific fields (PRO)
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters8
Poetry & Literature4

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects63
With client feedback0
Corroborated0
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positive0
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation48
Editing/proofreading15
Language pairs
Indonesian to English59
9
English to Indonesian3
Specialty fields
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters13
Mining & Minerals / Gems11
Government / Politics8
Education / Pedagogy6
Law (general)4
Law: Contract(s)4
Business/Commerce (general)3
Medical: Health Care3
Other3
Advertising / Public Relations3
Finance (general)2
Agriculture2
Ships, Sailing, Maritime2
Real Estate1
Accounting1
Transport / Transportation / Shipping1
Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
Food & Drink1
Other fields
Botany2
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