Dr Belinda Reeve

BA (Hons) (ANU) LLB (Auck) PhD (Sydney)
Lecturer

F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 8627 0663

Website Papers on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

Biographical details

Belinda was appointed to the position of Lecturer at Sydney Law School in 2015. Prior to this she worked as a Law Fellow at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center. Belinda was awarded her PhD from Sydney Law School in 2014, and has worked and taught at the University of Sydney since 2008. Belinda’s research interests lie in public health law, with a focus on the intersections between law, regulation, and chronic disease prevention. Her current research focuses on legal and regulatory options for creating a healthier food environment, including through product reformulation, restrictions on food advertising to children, and innovative obesity prevention measures at local government level.

Research interests

  • Health law, ethics, and policy
  • Public health law and governance
  • Injury prevention and workplace health and safety
  • Regulatory theory and empirical studies of regulation
  • Qualitative research methodologies

Teaching and supervision

Undergraduate

  • Foundations of Law
  • Torts

Graduate

  • Information Rights in Health Care

In the media

Radio interview for report by Amy Bainbridge, ‘Junk Food Study Finds That Boys are Influenced by Sports Stars,’ on The World Today (18 May, 2013)

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Reeve, B., Hougendobler, D., Gostin, L. (2016). Road Safety, Health and Human Rights: Strengthening Global Governance of Road Safety beyond The Decade of Action (Forthcoming). In Michael P. Ftizharris, Diana M. Bowman, Saul Billingsley (Eds.), The International Handbook of Road Safety. United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Reeve, B., Gostin, L. (2015). Creating the Conditions for People to Lead Healthy, Fulfilling Lives: Law Reform to Prevent and Control NCDs. In Grant Blashki, Helen Sykes (Eds.), Dancing in the Rain: Living with NCDs (Non-Communicable Diseases), (pp. 163-178). Sydney, Australia: Future Leaders.

Journals

  • Reeve, B., Magnusson, R. (2015). Food reformulation and the (neo)-liberal state: new strategies for strengthening voluntary salt reduction programs in the UK and USA. Public Health, 129(8), 1061-1073. [More Information]
  • Magnusson, R., Reeve, B. (2015). Food Reformulation, Responsive Regulation, and "Regulatory Scaffolding": Strengthening Performance of Salt Reduction Programs in Australia and the United Kingdom. Nutrients, 7(7), 5281-5308. [More Information]
  • Reeve, B., Ashe, M., Farias, R., Gostin, L. (2015). State and Municipal Innovations in Obesity Policy: Why Localities Remain a Necessary Laboratory for Innovation. American Journal of Public Health, 105(3), 442-450. [More Information]
  • Magnusson, R., Reeve, B. (2014). 'Steering' Private Regulation? A New Strategy for Reducing Population Salt Intake in Australia. Sydney Law Review, 36(2), 255-289.
  • Schofield, T., Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2014). Australian workplace health and safety regulatory approaches to prosecution: Hegemonising compliance. Journal of Industrial Relations, 56(5), 709-729. [More Information]
  • Gostin, L., Reeve, B., Ashe, M. (2014). The Historic Role of Boards of Health in Local Innovation: New York City's Soda Portion Case. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 312(15), 1511-1512. [More Information]
  • Reeve, B., Magnusson, R. (2013). 'Legislative scaffolding': a new approach to prevention. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 37(5), 494-496. [More Information]
  • Reeve, B. (2013). Private Governance, Public Purpose? Assessing Transparency and Accountability in Self-Regulation of Food Advertising to Children. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 10(2), 149-163. [More Information]
  • Magnusson, R., Reeve, B. (2013). Regulation and the prevention agenda: Laws should scaffold food and alcohol industry self-regulation to improve unhealthy environments and prevent disease. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(2), 89-89. [More Information]
  • Reeve, B., Broom, D., Strazdins, L., Shipley, M. (2012). Regulation, managerial discretion and family-friendliness in Australia's changing industrial relations environment. Journal of Industrial Relations, 54(1), 57-74. [More Information]
  • McCallum, R., Schofield, T., Reeve, B. (2012). The Role of the Judiciary in Occupational Health and Safety Prosecutions: Institutional Processes and the Production of Deterrence. Journal of Industrial Relations, 54(5), 688-706. [More Information]
  • 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.
  • Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2011). The Scope of Employers' Responsibilities under Australian Occupational Health and Safety Legislation. Australian Journal of Labour Law, 24(3), 189-213.
  • Jamieson, S., Reeve, B., Schofield, T., 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., McCallum, R. (2009). Deterrence and OHS Prosecutions: Prosecuted Employers' Responses. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 25(4), 263-276.
  • Reeve, B. (2006). Causal Frameworks in Child Unintentional-Injury Prevention Policy in New Zealand. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand: te puna whakaaro, 27, 38-56.
  • Reeve, B. (2005). Sustainable Management and Public Health in the New Zealand Context. Resource Management Bulletin, 6(7), 73-77.

Conferences

  • Reeve, B. (2015). Australia's Progress in Regulating Food Advertising to Children. Emerging Health Policy Research Conference 2015: Menzies Centre for Health Policy, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2015). Making Public Health Law More Palatable: Inclusive Design and the 'Nanny State' Critique of Legislative Prevention Measures. Australasian Association of Bioethics Health Law Conference 2015: Working with Diversity, Wellington NZ: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2015). Regulating Food Marketing to Children: Industry Self-Regulation or a Rights-Based Approach? Rights of the Child Consumer Conference 2015: Australian Human Rights Commission; Australian Council on Children and the Media; Flinders University, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2014). Legislative Scaffolds for Salt-Reduction Programs: A New Way of Regulating Business in the 'Nanny State' Era. 'Who's Afraid of the Nanny State?' Conference 2014: University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2014). The use of law as an instrument in prevention. EU Summit on Chronic Diseases 2014: European Commission, Brussels, Belgium: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2013). Law and Obesity Prevention. Auckland Area District Health Board 2013: Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2012). Can Responsive Regulation Reduce Unhealthy Food Advertising to Children? Sydney Health Policy Network Forum 2012: Strengthening Prevention Policy - University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2012). Self-Regulation of Food and Alcohol Advertising: Can Companies Be Responsible for Public Health? Australasian Association of Bioethics & Health Law Conference 2012: Harm, Health and Responsibility, Auckland, New Zealand: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2012). The Role of the Judiciary in OHS Prosecutions: Institutional Processes and the Production of Deterrence. Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference 2012: DeMontfort University, Leicester, England: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B., Schofield, T., McCallum, R. (2012). Workplace Death and Injury: Revisiting the Regulatory Impact of Prosecution and Deterrence. Criminalisation of Corporate and White Collar Misconduct Workshop 2014: Monash university, Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2011). OHS prosecutions under the Work Health and Safety Act: A Better Deal for New South Wales Employers? Navigating Work Health and Safety 2011: CCH Event, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2011). Promoting Compliance: Can Advertising Self-Regulation Reduce Unhealthy Food Advertising to Children? Emerging Health Policy Research Conference 2011: From Research to Politics - University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • McCallum, R., Reeve, B. (2010). The National Review into Model OHS Laws: Offences Relating to Breaches of the Duties of Care, Defences, and Related Matters. OHS Regulatory Research Colloquium 2010: Australian National University, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2010). The Scope of Employers' Responsibilities under Australian Occupational Health and Safety Legislation. Australian Labour Law Association National Conference 2010, Adelaide, SA: Presentation.

Report

  • McCallum, R., Reeve, B. (2009). The National Review into Model OHS Laws: Offences Relating to Breaches of the Duties of Care, Defences and Related Matters.

2016

  • Reeve, B., Hougendobler, D., Gostin, L. (2016). Road Safety, Health and Human Rights: Strengthening Global Governance of Road Safety beyond The Decade of Action (Forthcoming). In Michael P. Ftizharris, Diana M. Bowman, Saul Billingsley (Eds.), The International Handbook of Road Safety. United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing.

2015

  • Reeve, B. (2015). Australia's Progress in Regulating Food Advertising to Children. Emerging Health Policy Research Conference 2015: Menzies Centre for Health Policy, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B., Gostin, L. (2015). Creating the Conditions for People to Lead Healthy, Fulfilling Lives: Law Reform to Prevent and Control NCDs. In Grant Blashki, Helen Sykes (Eds.), Dancing in the Rain: Living with NCDs (Non-Communicable Diseases), (pp. 163-178). Sydney, Australia: Future Leaders.
  • Reeve, B., Magnusson, R. (2015). Food reformulation and the (neo)-liberal state: new strategies for strengthening voluntary salt reduction programs in the UK and USA. Public Health, 129(8), 1061-1073. [More Information]
  • Magnusson, R., Reeve, B. (2015). Food Reformulation, Responsive Regulation, and "Regulatory Scaffolding": Strengthening Performance of Salt Reduction Programs in Australia and the United Kingdom. Nutrients, 7(7), 5281-5308. [More Information]
  • Reeve, B. (2015). Making Public Health Law More Palatable: Inclusive Design and the 'Nanny State' Critique of Legislative Prevention Measures. Australasian Association of Bioethics Health Law Conference 2015: Working with Diversity, Wellington NZ: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2015). Regulating Food Marketing to Children: Industry Self-Regulation or a Rights-Based Approach? Rights of the Child Consumer Conference 2015: Australian Human Rights Commission; Australian Council on Children and the Media; Flinders University, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B., Ashe, M., Farias, R., Gostin, L. (2015). State and Municipal Innovations in Obesity Policy: Why Localities Remain a Necessary Laboratory for Innovation. American Journal of Public Health, 105(3), 442-450. [More Information]

2014

  • Magnusson, R., Reeve, B. (2014). 'Steering' Private Regulation? A New Strategy for Reducing Population Salt Intake in Australia. Sydney Law Review, 36(2), 255-289.
  • Schofield, T., Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2014). Australian workplace health and safety regulatory approaches to prosecution: Hegemonising compliance. Journal of Industrial Relations, 56(5), 709-729. [More Information]
  • Reeve, B. (2014). Legislative Scaffolds for Salt-Reduction Programs: A New Way of Regulating Business in the 'Nanny State' Era. 'Who's Afraid of the Nanny State?' Conference 2014: University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Gostin, L., Reeve, B., Ashe, M. (2014). The Historic Role of Boards of Health in Local Innovation: New York City's Soda Portion Case. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 312(15), 1511-1512. [More Information]
  • Reeve, B. (2014). The use of law as an instrument in prevention. EU Summit on Chronic Diseases 2014: European Commission, Brussels, Belgium: Presentation.

2013

  • Reeve, B., Magnusson, R. (2013). 'Legislative scaffolding': a new approach to prevention. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 37(5), 494-496. [More Information]
  • Reeve, B. (2013). Law and Obesity Prevention. Auckland Area District Health Board 2013: Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2013). Private Governance, Public Purpose? Assessing Transparency and Accountability in Self-Regulation of Food Advertising to Children. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 10(2), 149-163. [More Information]
  • Magnusson, R., Reeve, B. (2013). Regulation and the prevention agenda: Laws should scaffold food and alcohol industry self-regulation to improve unhealthy environments and prevent disease. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(2), 89-89. [More Information]

2012

  • Reeve, B. (2012). Can Responsive Regulation Reduce Unhealthy Food Advertising to Children? Sydney Health Policy Network Forum 2012: Strengthening Prevention Policy - University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B., Broom, D., Strazdins, L., Shipley, M. (2012). Regulation, managerial discretion and family-friendliness in Australia's changing industrial relations environment. Journal of Industrial Relations, 54(1), 57-74. [More Information]
  • Reeve, B. (2012). Self-Regulation of Food and Alcohol Advertising: Can Companies Be Responsible for Public Health? Australasian Association of Bioethics & Health Law Conference 2012: Harm, Health and Responsibility, Auckland, New Zealand: Presentation.
  • McCallum, R., Schofield, T., Reeve, B. (2012). The Role of the Judiciary in Occupational Health and Safety Prosecutions: Institutional Processes and the Production of Deterrence. Journal of Industrial Relations, 54(5), 688-706. [More Information]
  • Reeve, B. (2012). The Role of the Judiciary in OHS Prosecutions: Institutional Processes and the Production of Deterrence. Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference 2012: DeMontfort University, Leicester, England: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B., Schofield, T., McCallum, R. (2012). Workplace Death and Injury: Revisiting the Regulatory Impact of Prosecution and Deterrence. Criminalisation of Corporate and White Collar Misconduct Workshop 2014: Monash university, Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.

2011

  • Reeve, B. (2011). OHS prosecutions under the Work Health and Safety Act: A Better Deal for New South Wales Employers? Navigating Work Health and Safety 2011: CCH Event, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B. (2011). Promoting Compliance: Can Advertising Self-Regulation Reduce Unhealthy Food Advertising to Children? Emerging Health Policy Research Conference 2011: From Research to Politics - University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • 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.
  • Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2011). The Scope of Employers' Responsibilities under Australian Occupational Health and Safety Legislation. Australian Journal of Labour Law, 24(3), 189-213.

2010

  • Jamieson, S., Reeve, B., Schofield, T., McCallum, R. (2010). OHS prosecutions: Do they deter other companies from offending? Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 26(3), 213-231.
  • McCallum, R., Reeve, B. (2010). The National Review into Model OHS Laws: Offences Relating to Breaches of the Duties of Care, Defences, and Related Matters. OHS Regulatory Research Colloquium 2010: Australian National University, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2010). The Scope of Employers' Responsibilities under Australian Occupational Health and Safety Legislation. Australian Labour Law Association National Conference 2010, Adelaide, SA: Presentation.

2009

  • Schofield, T., Reeve, B., McCallum, R. (2009). Deterrence and OHS Prosecutions: Prosecuted Employers' Responses. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 25(4), 263-276.
  • McCallum, R., Reeve, B. (2009). The National Review into Model OHS Laws: Offences Relating to Breaches of the Duties of Care, Defences and Related Matters.

2006

  • Reeve, B. (2006). Causal Frameworks in Child Unintentional-Injury Prevention Policy in New Zealand. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand: te puna whakaaro, 27, 38-56.

2005

  • Reeve, B. (2005). Sustainable Management and Public Health in the New Zealand Context. Resource Management Bulletin, 6(7), 73-77.

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