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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!

Work Time
Hayley Waller, July 21st, 2016

Work Time

New Mayo MP Elect Rebekha Sharkie is looking to hit the ground running after making history to be the first minor party candidate to represent the region since its inception in 1984. Beginning her career in office management in the legal sector, Rebekha worked for 15 years as a paralegal before spending a further six years in various political offices including those of former state opposition leader Isobel Redmond and former Mayo MP, Jamie Briggs. For the past four... Read Article

Coping With Loss
Jocelyn Nickels, July 14th, 2016

Coping With Loss

After losing her husband to cancer earlier this year, Mount Barker resident Felicity Baird reached out to Anglicare SA to seek support for her children with the organisation's Star Bear Program.   Standing for support, trust, and respect, the program provides a safe and supportive environment for children to grieve and deal with the loss of a... Read Article

Child's Play
Madison White, July 07th, 2016

Child's Play

The Lobethal Community Kindergarten has taken learning off the screen, out of the classroom and into nature with their Nature Connect program, otherwise known as Bush Kindy. Twice a week, the children at the Lobethal Community Kindergarten are dropped of at Bushland Park early in the morning. After a hearty breakfast of toast cooked over a... 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.