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The Australian aboriginal people were the first to settle in Australia. Humans originated in Africa and from there migrated to other areas, which was a slow process. South America, the Pacific Islands and Australia were settled quite recently.

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Indigenous Australians is the official term used to describe the people who lived in Australia before the Europeans arrived. The more common term used is Aborigines.

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The Aboriginials lived in Australia prior to European settlement. There you go that is the answer. Information from Gracie

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Prior to European settlement, Australia was occupied by the indigenous people now known as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

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The indigenous people, known as the Australian Aborigines (and Torres Strait Islanders), were the only inhabitants of Australia prior to European settlement.

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