Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Walbanga (NSW)
LocationCape Dromedary north to near Ulladulla; at Braidwood, Araluen, and Moruya. Inland on the Shoalhaven River. One of the coastal tribes between the Wandandian and Thaua who spoke dialects of the Thurga (Durga) language.
Co-ordinates149°50'E x 35°45'S
Area2,500 sq. m. (6,500 sq. km.)
ReferencesLarmer, 1899; Mathews, 1902 (Gr. 6563), 1903 (Gr. 6501), 1904 (Gr. 6451); Howitt, 1904; Tindale, 1940.
Alternative NamesThurga (language name, based on ['turga] = ['tu:ga] = no; applies also to tribes as far south as Thaua), Thoorga, Bugellimanji (horde), Bargalia (a place name near Moruya), Moruya tribe.
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