Oates lists Howitt's Kiabara as an alternative name of Ngoera (E22). Capell (1963) says that a word list by Landsborough in Curr (1887. Vol. 3: 210-211) is vocabulary of Nguwera but Oates (1975:407) is unsure of this.
It is not clear whether Nguwera is a separate language;Tindale (1974) lists Ngoera (E22) as an alternative name for Dalla E25 while Koch (2007 p.c.) says Gayabara (E22) is simply the name of a local group of speakers of Kabi E29.
Headwaters of Brisbane River, Nanango, Durundur, Toogoolawah, Haden, Bunya Mts. area (Oates & Oates 1970:155). Dalla: Esk to Nanango; east to Nambour, Palmwoods, Durundur, southeast to mountains near Brisbane; on the upper Brisbane River and the headwaters of the Mary River (Tindale 1974). Headwaters of Brisbane River; at Nanango; east to Durundur (ten miles east of Kilcoy); South probably to south of Toogoolawah; west to Haden and Bell; on Bunya Mountains (Capell 1963 E.55).
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Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.
Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).