Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Barunggam (QLD)
LocationHeadwaters of Condamine River east of Jackson to about Dalby; north about Charley Creek to Dividing Range and west to Wongorgera and Woleebee; south to Tara; at 165 Chinchilla and Jandowae. Their country is on the red soils south and west of the Dividing Range.
Co-ordinates150°30'E x 26°45'S
Area7,900 sq. m. (20,500 sq. km.)
ReferencesBarlow, 1873; Commissioner in Curr, 1887; A. Meston, 1892 MS; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6444); Giglioli, 1911; Tindale, 1940, 1963 MS; Winterbotham, 1956; Emmerson, 1956; Australian Encyclopedia, 1958.
Alternative NamesBarungam, Parrungoom, Murrumgama, Murrungama, Murrumningama, Kogai (this name is used also for the language of tribes to the west), Gogai, Cogai.
This information is reproduced from NB Tindale's Aboriginal Tribes of Australia (1974). Please be aware that much of the data relating to Aboriginal language group distribution and definition has undergone revision since 1974. Please note also that this catalogue represents Tindale's attempt to depict Aboriginal tribal distribution at the time of European contact.

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale