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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!

Casey Tonkin, November 15th, 2018


The stars are objective: they can be counted, measured and catalogued but they can also be read and interpreted. Both the measurement and the reading of stars are valuable for us to understand our place in the universe. Fraser Farrell is co-founder of the Backyard Universe – a business that travels around the state giving tours of the night sky that includes stories vital to the human experience as well as the vital statistics of stars older than the... Read Article

Rebecca Chave, November 08th, 2018


It’s strawberry season and Beerenberg Farm is in full swing with the sixth generation family run farm producing strawberries for visitors and local’s consumption. Offering their strawberry patches to the public so visitors can pick their own punnets of the sweet fruit, the family has always produced some of the best berries in the Hills. Sally Paech,... Read Article

Fast Lane
Anna Christian, November 01st, 2018

Fast Lane

Fine Foods and fine wine go spectacularly with racing finery, as Hills venues hosting Melbourne Cup events well know. November 6, though part of the working week, will be a chance to celebrate Hills produce, weather and stunning views at venues across the region including pubs, wineries and restaurants while soaking up the racing atmosphere. The Lane... Read Article

The Weekender Herald

The Weekender Herald aims to provide the best print medium for our clients to achieve the maximum exposure for their messages to our readers and their potential clients within our targeted area.

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.