Popular Wave FM host Phebe Irwin dies

Former Wave FM breakfast host Phebe Irwin has died in Victoria after a short illness and complications from surgery. 

Irwin hosted alongside Dave Gorr for eight years after arriving in the Illawarra in 1996. 

On Friday, Gorr paid tribute to his former co-host.

‘‘If you wanted to have a great time and you wanted other people to have a fantastic time you took Phebe with you because you knew that Phebe would make them feel welcome and chat with them,’’ he said. 

Irwin will be farewelled at a service in Albury on Wednesday. 

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