Singer et al. (2021:1) say that Garig (N188) is a non-Pama Nyungan language in the Iwaidjan language family, the others in this family are Iwaidja N39, Mawng N64, Amurdak N47, Marrku N45, Wurrugu N37 and Ilgar N184.
There is a discrepancy amongst the sources as to the location of Garig. Harvey places it in the middle of the peninsula but Berndt and Berndt (1951) place it in the west at Cape Don. Peterson and Tonkinson (1979) refer to movement, but they only say that Iwaidja had moved in to the Cape Don area, not where (or if) Garig had moved.
The drainages leading into Raffles Bay and the northern part of Bowen Strait, on both sides of the Strait (Harvey AILEC 0802). ... traditionally Cape Don (Peterson & Tonkinson 1979).
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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).