Mobilities of Care, Transport and Workplace Accessibility

This project investigates the mobility of women and children. In particular, the research focuses on the impact of transport accessibility and mobility on employment and other opportunities for women and strategies to address these at both the policy and practice level.

Dr Natalie Osborne (Griffith University), Dr Peter Edwards (Victoria University of Wellington), Dr Laurel Johnson (University of Queensland)


  • Grant-Smith, Deanna, Johnson, Laurel, Edwards, Peter, Silver, C, Freestone, R, Demaziere, C (2018) Putting children in their place on public transit: Managing mobilities in the child-friendly city Dialogues in urban and regional planning 6: The right to the city (Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning), pp.201-216.
  • Grant-Smith, Deanna, Osborne, Natalie, Johnson, Laurel (2017) Managing the challenges of combining mobilities of care and commuting: An Australian perspective Community, Work and Family, 20 (2), pp.201-210.
  • Carroli L & Grant-Smith D (in press) Promoting women’s right of mobility through digital disruption and a feminist ethics of care. in Truelove Y & Sabhlok A (Eds) Gendered Infrastructures: Dialectics in Form, Identity & Space, West Virginia University Press