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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!

Shout A Pillar
Nick Ward, June 13th, 2019

Shout A Pillar

As brews are shared in warm fire-lit pubs across the Hills this winter, you may find that the regular beer jug stands to lose its chill over an extended meal or get together. Not so at The Haus in Hahndorf, where pillars have taken over from jugs as the cutting edge in beer-sharing tech. “They’re certainly popular with groups of any size,” bar manager Chris Sheehan said. “People often come up here on a day trip, so it’s good... Read Article

Jump In
Nick Ward, June 06th, 2019

Jump In

This year's Stockman's Challenge and Bush Festival in Strathalbyn is shaping up to be a jam-packed celebration of Australian country culture, showcasing just about everything associated with outback life from sheep shearing to cattle handling, camp fires and yarn spinning, while also putting the best South Australian food and wine on display alongside music and... Read Article

Fast & Furious
Robbie Falzon, May 30th, 2019

Fast & Furious

One of the newest installations at the National Motor Museum in Birdwood has won a national award for best exhibition. The exhibition, Game Engine: Digital Legends, explores the evolution of driving games and how gaming technology has become a major influence on car manufacturing. Game Engine is the brain-child of Museum Director Paul Rees and Senior Curator... 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.