Evans reports that evidence shows Marrku is a family-level isolate, rather than a member of the Iwaidjan family (2006, Australian Languages Workshop). Evans reports historical records suggest there were two dialects of Marrku though there is insufficient documentation to illustrate the differences between them (2006:1). Evans published a collection of stories in Marrku including nine pages of vocabulary and eight pages of grammar sketch, as well as an accompanying audio CD (2006).
This is the language historically associated with Croker Island (Harvey PMS 5822).
Croker Island apart from a small pocket on the northern end of Bowen Strait which was associated with Garig (Harvey AILEC 802).
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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).