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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!

Crop Pioneer
Alannah James, December 13th, 2018

Crop Pioneer

Hills local Jasper Ball is one of ten SA pioneers who have planted their first ever industrial hemp crop. A third generation farmer on the family property Jasper is well versed in farming but this type of crop is completely new territory. “I was looking for something different to grow in the Adelaide Hills and, I suppose, to try crack into a new market,” Jasper said. As growing a hemp crop has never been done in South Australia,... Read Article

Lake Reclaimed
Casey Tonkin, December 06th, 2018

Lake Reclaimed

The Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary is one step closer to achieving its goals with the recent purchase of Lake Cumbungi. A crucial part of the sanctuary's ecosystem, the artificial lake provides water for a system of creeks and pools that flows through Warrawong helping to feed one of its most popular species – platypus. Shy and elusive, platypus... Read Article

With the Lot
Alyssa McKellar, November 29th, 2018

With the Lot

Over the past three years, halfway down a gumtree-lined street in Hay Valley, alongside apple orchards and vineyards, something a little special has been brewing at 100 Chambers Road. From 11am on Saturday December 8, visitors will be welcomed to Lot 100, a unique, conglomerate cellar door promising an experience like no other. The sprawling 84-hectare... Read Article


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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.