Cheryl Simpson is a lecturer in Legal Studies at Flinders University with special interests in law and policy pertaining to cultural heritage and public health issues. Cheryl has taught in the Legal Studies Department at La Trobe University and in the Law Department at James Cook University. She has taught in a number of areas which broadly relate to social justice issues. She currently lectures in Law and Cultural Practice; Law, Tourism and the State; Introduction to Legal Studies; and Public Health Law. Cheryl has been actively involved in Community Legal Centres in Victoria and North Queensland. She has also been a consultant to Community Services Victoria.
Cheryl has co-edited a number of books including 'Ways of Resistance: Social Control and Young People in Australia', 'Cultural Heritage: Values and Rights', and 'Law and Cultural Heritage', and has other publications in the area of the family, juvenile justice and cultural heritage.
Current research interests are in areas of Art and Law and Cultural Heritage and Law.
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(2004-08)Public health is a matter of concern at all levels of government. The effective management of public health starts with local government. It is at this grass roots level that a proactive approach to potential public health ...
(2000)In recent years, the protection of heritage has been discussed in many parts of the world. In Australia, new laws have been passed, such as "The Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1998 (Cth)", "The Heritage Act ...
(1996)This article appears in a special issue of 'Law in Context', entitled "Law and Cultural Heritage", edited by Martin Chanock and Cheryl Simpson. As Australians' 'cultural cringe' has diminished in recent years there has ...
(2002)Is it true to say that Australia is a tolerant, multicultural and open society? Or does it retain vestiges of a past steeeped in the idea of a 'white Australia'? Or is there truth in both images of the country? Perhaps the ...