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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!

Hear, Hear
Alyssa McKellar, July 19th, 2018

Hear, Hear

There are hundreds of dogs around Australia who wear an orange bib with the words ‘Lions Hearing Dogs’ emblazoned on them and they are changing people’s lives. Similar to guide dogs who help people who are visually impaired, hearing dogs help people who are deaf or have some form of hearing loss (including those with Cochlear implants) by alerting them to sounds around the home that the recipient can’t hear. Imagine not being able to hear your smoke alarm... Read Article

Sled Action
Casey Tonkin, July 05th, 2018

Sled Action

Dog-sled racing might seem as out of place in Australia as a Jamaican bob-sled team. However, you might be delighted to learn that Australian dog-sledding is a popular sport for our four-legged friends and their minders. The Australian Sled dog Sports Association holds races all over the country throughout winter and is having its national championships in... Read Article

Ride Dirty
Samantha Smith, June 28th, 2018

Ride Dirty

Over three glorious days you could take in all the natural beauty Adelaide Hills has to offer while getting your fitness levels up. Bicycle SA and Forestry SA have teamed up to create the Dirty Days Mountain Bike Series. The inaugural series will be held across three locations: Mount Crawford on Sunday, July 1, Kuitpo... Read Article


The Weekender Herald

The Weekender Herald aims to provide the best print medium for our clients to achieve the maximum exposure for their messages to our readers and their potential clients within our targeted area.

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.