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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!

Top of the hill
Mirna Taslidza, January 12th, 2017

Top of the hill

It doesn’t take a global cheese competition for us to know that South Australia is home to some of the worlds best cheeses, but when one local cheese beats 3,000 other cheeses to take out a Super Gold Medal it’s certainly worth boasting about. Now in its 29th year, the World Cheese Awards is the largest international cheese competition on the planet. Held in Europe’s culture capital, San Sebastian, the World Cheese Competition saw 3,021 cheeses from over... Read Article

Aerial defence
Lucy Robinson, January 05th, 2017

Aerial defence

The SA Country Fire Service (CFS) is now operating from a new airbase at Brukunga with 18 aircraft ready to water-bomb bushfires and provide surveillance support this fire danger season. The Claremont Aerial Firefighting Base, which replaced the Woodside base in the Adelaide Hills, has more space to park aircraft, better filling capacity and a longer... Read Article

Ultimutt Christmas
Thomas Luke, December 22nd, 2016

Ultimutt Christmas

Christmas treats aren't just for people this year, with a range of yuletide themed snacks available for dogs as well. Local dog treat producer Ultimutt Treats has begun to sell a range of Christmas themed snacks, including colourful candy canes, snowman stars and specially made puddings. The treats, made in Mount Barker, are produced using locally sourced... 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.