The use of hot wire to make designs on animals and artifacts extended across Australia
from La Perouse in NSW through to SA, the NT and WA.
The state boundaries as we know them today bear no relation to the Country boundaries
of the Aboriginal Peoples so attribution of language group and state is often difficult.
Central desert groups may have covered the Northern Territory, Western Australia and
South Australia in their seasonal travels and Western Desert groups South Australia and
This goanna is well decorated in traditional designs which may also be found in Central
and Western desert paintings.