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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!

New Learning
Alyssa McKellar, May 24th, 2018

New Learning

Heathfield High School in the Adelaide Hills is about to usher in a period of change. Building further on their Visible Learning framework, from next month the school will be involved in the Transforming Schools Network. In July, the school will open a state-of-the-art $2.5 million STEM Innovation Centre. The Transforming Schools Network, incorporating ten schools from throughout South Australia, focuses on building and finessing student entrepreneurial skills and equipping students for a globalised world once they... Read Article

Care for Country
Casey Tonkin and Rebecca Chave, May 17th, 2018

Care for Country

Ivan Copley is a Peramangk Elder who will be delivering a series of talks in the Adelaide Hills during Reconciliation Week. His talks will provide an Aboriginal perspective on locations in the Hills and the connection with Aboriginal history. “There is a lot of interest to non-aboriginal Australians,” Ivan said. “We share a lot of values especially about... Read Article

Visit Alice's
Alyssa McKellar, May 10th, 2018

Visit Alice's

The first female garage owner in Australia is described in a newspaper article from September 1926 as “looking like a boy, with her breeches, leggings and tweed cap pulled down over her eyes… her face wreathed in smiles”. This is the spirit of Alice Anderson that’s being captured by an exhibition at Birdwood’s National Motor Museum.... 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.