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Welcome to The Weekender Herald. A community newspaper distributed in the Adelaide Hills, The Weekender Herald provides news and information about local people and local happenings.

On this site you'll find all the things that make The Weekender Herald such a great read in print, along with extra pictures, stories and an archive of previous issues. There's also contact details, information on how to advertise in The Weekender Herald and how you can share your stories with the local community. Enjoy!

Koala cuddles
Melina Scarfo, August 25th, 2016

Koala cuddles

September is Save The Koala month, a time to celebrate and promote awareness about our beloved furry friend. Koalas in the bush face numerous challenges such as the removal of native vegetation, land clearing due to housing development and chlamydia. Koala handler Kerry Bebbington at Gorge Wildlife Park in Cudlee Creek, said koalas in the area don't have a high rate of chlamydia but housing development remains a major issue. Gorge Wildlife Park strives to provide their koalas with... Read Article

Time to book
Alannah James, August 18th, 2016

Time to book

Imaginations will be running wild next week when hundreds of students across the Hills take part in Book Week celebrations. Taking on the 2016 Book Week theme, 'Australia! Story Country', students will immerse themselves in the wonderful world of reading and storytelling and even get to dress up as their favourite book character. Crafers Primary... Read Article

Meet Baxter
Jocelyn Nickels, August 11th, 2016

Meet Baxter

Heathfield High School students have welcomed a new and exciting class mate to their school this year with the introduction of the states very first collaborative robot – Baxter. At two metres tall and 140 kilograms, Baxter is quite different to his classmates, but this hasn’t stopped him from becoming a great friend and learning... Read Article


The Weekender Herald

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The Weekender Herald is an independent, innovative, good-news paper serving the Adelaide Hills and Mt Barker council areas. Founded in 1992, the paper is the leader in providing up-to-date, relevant lifestyle content. It seeks to maximise its appeal and relevance to readers and consumers on behalf of its advertisters.