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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!

Hello Possum
Alannah James, May 26th, 2016

Hello Possum

Dianne Pearson will care for an injured or sick native animal even when the chances of its survival is extremely slim. Whether it be a 200 gram brushtail possum or a burnt joey from the Sampson Flat Bushfires, Dianne will try her best with each animal. Dianne has lived on a two acre property in Lobethal for the past 14 years where she has been caring for animals which are usually brought to her attention by other Adelaide... Read Article

Secrets Uncovered
Madison White, May 19th, 2016

Secrets Uncovered

The archivists at the newly formed Balhannah Archive are opening their doors to the public to show what the town might have been like 100 years ago. The Balhannah Archive has acquired a surprising amount of historic material considering it was only established in November last year. With collections gathered through donations and public sources, the... Read Article

The Future Is Vinyl
Jocelyn Nickels, May 12th, 2016

The Future Is Vinyl

Crafers recording studio Roundabout Records is set to make its mark on the music industry as it opens its doors to a new pressing facility. With only around 50 pressing plants across the world and 22 in Australia, Roundabout Records will be the first of its kind in Adelaide and the second in the state.... 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.