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Beaut new signs welcoming visitors to the Bega Valley Shire now in place

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Djiringanj and Thaua Country - one of the new welcome signs to the Bega Valley 

Bega Valley Shire Council says the final two welcome signs to the shire have been installed in the north and west.

A wallaby at the top of Brown Mountain and a cow scene north of Cobargo on the Princes Highway, now join the whale tail south of Eden, which was put in place earlier in the year.

The signs recognise the Djiringanj and Thaua nations, who are the original owners of the land, which was taken from them under European colonisation, and which now constitutes the Bega Valley Shire. 

Council says the signs were subject to a lengthy consultation process between council at the traditional owners