ABC Radio Sydney (2BL) is the flagship station in the ABC Local Radio network, and broadcasts in Sydney, NSW on 702 AM frequency. It is the first public radio station in Australia and began operations on November 23, 1923. Most local radio stations in New South Wales rebroadcast that station's programming when they are not broadcasting local programming.

Slogan: "A place for Sydney conversations, culture, stories."

Language: English.

Format: News, Talk.

First air date: 23 November 1923

Call sign: 2BL

Owner: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Broadcast area: Sydney, Illawarra, Central Coast, Newcastle, Blue Mountains

ABC Local Radio Network

Radio Programs 720 ABC Sydney

  • Breakfast with James Valentine Breakfast with James Valentine Weekdays 6-8am, 8:30 - 9am
  • Mornings with Cassie McCullagh Mornings with Cassie McCullagh Monday - Friday 9–11am
  • Conversations with Richard Fidler, Sarah Kanowski Conversations with Richard Fidler, Sarah Kanowski Weekdays 11am-12pm
  • Afternoons with Josh Szeps Afternoons with Josh Szeps Mon - Fri 12:30-3:30pm
  • Drive with Richard Glover Drive with Richard Glover Weekdays 3:30-6:30pm
  • Evenings with Sarah Macdonald Evenings with Sarah Macdonald Mon - Fri 7-10pm
  • Saturday Breakfast 6am - 10am Saturday Breakfast 6am - 10am Simon Marnie Weekend Mornings 10am-12pm
  • Babytalk Babytalk Penny Johnston Sat, 1:30pm



  • Sydney 702


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