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Indigenous Australians Category Help

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The Indigenous Australians categories help page outlines the categories specific to Indigenous Australians and also describes other categories under Australia which may have significance for Indigenous Australians.

Specific Indigenous Categories

Top Level Category
A search on WikiTree+ of ‘Indigenous Australians’ under the Text search field will generate the full list of profiles with the Indigenous Australians Sticker.

Top Level Category
These are the Indigenous Language, Tribe or Nation Groups as outlined in The AIATSIS Indigenous map of Australia

Categories under the Aboriginal Nations category use the format: [[Category:Nation Name]]

  1. The spelling used on the AIATSIS Map 1996 is the standard.
  2. The relevant Language or Nation is 'as identified' by the person whose profile is being represented, or for early profiles, the land where the person was born.
  3. Specific Clans form sub-categories under the relevant Nation. Eg : [[Category:Darug, Boorooberongal]] under [[Category:Darug]]
  4. For unknown Nation / Language use: [[Category:Unknown Nation]]

Missions, Reserves and Stations - Indigenous Protected Areas specifically owned by or allocated to Indigenous People(s), or where Aboriginal people were forcibly relocated, particularly pre 1976. [1] Categories under the Aboriginal Missions and Reserves use the format: [[Category:Name of Mission or Reserve]]


[[Category:Aboriginal_Missions_and_Reserves, Queensland]] etc.
  • Indigenous Australians, Military


No Less Worthy
World War 1
World War 2
  • Indigenous Australians – Australian Managed Profiles

[[Category:Indigenous Australians – Australian Managed Profiles]]

Generic Australia categories relevant to Indigenous Australians

These categories are under Category:Australia

Place categories

Specific Indigenous sub-categories under geographical place categories is not recommended

Cattle and Sheep Stations

Cattle and Sheep Stations owned and operated by non-indigenous people, e.g. Category:Henbury_Station,_Northern_Territory.

  • Australia, Sheep and Cattle Stations (category yet to be created)

Sub-category for the aboriginal people who worked on a specific station

  • Indigenous sub-category e.g.[[Category:Name of Station, Indigenous Australians]]



  1. AIATSIS website. Retrieved 6/11/19. Mission and Reserve Records



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