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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!

Strath Clash
Thomas Luke, February 15th, 2018

Strath Clash

The town of Strathalbyn is hard at work as the local football club prepares to host its biggest event ever – a pre-season game between Fremantle and the Adelaide Crows on Sunday, February 25. For the Strathalbyn Football Club, hosting the game later this month marks the end of a long process which has seen club rooms overhauled, new goal posts erected and plenty of hard work from club and community members. And as game day draws closer, president... Read Article

Brew Now
Samantha Smith, February 08th, 2018

Brew Now

You can expect to find a whole range of local brews and a fun atmosphere at this year’s Mount Barker District Show. Just over two years ago Nancy Mibus spoke to the Mount Barker Show’s president Jocelyn Fry about bringing back the beloved home brewed beers and wine section. Last year they did just that... Read Article

Rural Skills
Samantha Smith, February 01st, 2018

Rural Skills

Campdrafting is a fast-paced, family friendly sport unique to country Australia. The sport involves a rider, a horse and cattle. The main objective is to select one cow from the cattle in a camp, turn it two or three times then run it through a course of pegs before guiding it through a gate. The steps... Read Article


The Weekender Herald

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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.