ABC Illawarra is ABC's Local Radio based in Wollongong and broadcasting to the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. The broadcast area includes the cities of Naura, Shellharbour, Kiama and Bowral. The station broadcasts on 97.3 FM along with a low power FM repeater. The program guide includes news, sports, weather and traffic.

Language: English.

Format: Talk, News.

First air date: 6 March 1959 (AM) / March 1991 (FM)

Call sign: 2ILA

Owner: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Broadcast area: Illawarra, New South Wales

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  • Breackfast Breackfast Melinda James Mon - Fri, 7:35 - 8am
  • Mornings Mornings Nick Rheinberger Mon - Fri, 8:30 - 11am
  • Illawarra Drive Illawarra Drive Lindsay McDougall Weekdays, 3 - 6pm
  • Illawarra Saturday Breakfast. Illawarra Saturday Breakfast. Mark Matthews Sat, 6 - 10am
  • The full program guide can be seen here.


All frequencies of ABC Local Radio that broadcast on FM or AM in NSW state cities can be seen here.

  • Wollongong 97.3 FM
  • Bowral 97.3 FM
  • Nowra 97.3 FM
  • Kiama 97.3 FM


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