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These groups were not, however, political or economic entities, and, while language names may have been commonly used by groups as labels for one another, individual and group identity was grounded in much more locally oriented affiliations and memberships.
There was no consciousness of a shared national identity.
Within the past 1,500–3,000 years, other important changes occurred at the general continental level: population increases, the exploitation of new habitats, more efficient resource exploitation, and an increase in the exchange of valued items over wide areas.
Whereas the dingo was introduced from Southeast Asia, the small implements appear to be independent inventions from within Australia.
Some have posited that Aboriginal cultures have one of the longest deep-time chronologies of any groups on Earth.
By the time of European settlement in 1788, Aboriginal peoples had occupied and utilized the entire continent and adapted successfully to a large range of ecological and climatic conditions, from wet temperate and tropical rainforests to extremely arid deserts.
This finding raises questions regarding the traditional viewpoint that presents Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples as perhaps unique in the degree of contrast between the complexity of their social organization and religious life and the relative simplicity of their material technologies.
(For a discussion of the names given to the Indigenous peoples of Australia, Economic development by Europeans had as its necessary complement the ravaging of Aboriginal life.