Belinda Reeve

PhD Candidate
T: 02 9351 0447
Faculty of Law
F: 02 9351 0200



Belinda has degrees in law and sociology, and is currently a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Law. Her thesis examines the role of advertising regulation in chronic disease prevention. Specifically, she evalutes a “responsive” regulatory approach to tobacco, alcohol and food advertising.

Since 2008 she has worked as a research assistant on an ARC Discovery Grant project exploring the deterrent impact of OHS prosecutions. Belinda has also taught in the areas of health sociology and workplace health at the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Research Interests

The intersections between law, health and regulation, regulatory theory, occupational health and safety, chronic disease prevention.


Reeve B, and McCallum R. (2011). The scope of employers’ responsibilities under Australian occupational health and safety legislation. Australian Journal of Labour Law, 24(3) (forthcoming).

Reeve B (2011). The regulatory pyramid meets the food pyramid: Can regulatory theory improve controls on television food advertising to Australian children? Journal of Law and Medicine, 19(1): 128-146

Jamieson S, Reeve B, Schofield T and McCallum R. (2010). OHS prosecutions: do they deter other companies from offending? Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 26(3): 213-231.

Schofield T, Reeve B and McCallum R. (2009). Deterrence and OHS prosecutions: prosecuted employer’s responses. The Journal of Occupational Health and Safety Australia and New Zealand, 25(4): 263-277.

Reeve B. (2006). Causal frameworks in child unintentional-injury prevention policy in New Zealand. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, 27(1): 38-56.

Reeve B. (2005). Sustainable management and public health in the New Zealand context. Resource Management Bulletin, 6(7): 73-77.