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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!

Fast and Furious
Anna Christian, February 22nd, 2018

Fast and Furious

The National Motor Museum in Birdwood has a 2008 Bugatti Veyron on exhibition until 2023. The Veyron is considered one of the fastest and most expensive cars in the world, with the tyres alone costing $20,000 each. The regular top speed of the Veyron is 343 kmh but it has recorded up to 408 kmh, reaching 100 kmh in 2.46 seconds. The car is also expensive to run – using 78 litres of fuel per 100kms at full speed. National Motor... Read Article

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... 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


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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.