At the time of European settlement in Australia, about 500 Aboriginal tribes existed and about 400 of these tribes still have people representing them today. This map indicates the general location of larger groupings of people, which may also include smaller groups such as clans, dialects or individual language groups. Boundaries are not intended to be exact.

Tribes

AND Clans of Australia

This map indicates only the general location of larger groupings of people which may include smaller groups such as clans, dialects or individual languages in a group. Boundaries are not intended to be exact. David R Horton, creator, © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996.