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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!

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 how people care for country. “The environment’s a hot subject at the moment. “But it’s something that has been a law for Aboriginal people... 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

It's Tea Time
Rebecca Chave, May 03rd, 2018

It's Tea Time

This year will be the Macclesfield Young at Heart club’s 11th time hosting an Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea (ABMT) event to raise funds for the Cancer Research Council. To be held on Wednesday, May 16 come along for coffee and cake, buy a specially created calendar or meet local MP Rebekha Sharkie. Club founder Cathy Megson-McAllister said... 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.