Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull defends Safe Schools review

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reacts during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (AAP) Source: AAP

MPs' concerns about the Safe Schools program should be taken seriously, Malcolm Turnbull says.

Malcolm Turnbull says he is acting responsibly by seeking a review of the Safe Schools program.

Some coalition MPs have been critical of the anti-bullying program, saying it includes material that's extreme and aimed at sexualising children.

"I've asked the minister to examine the complaints and to report back to me - that is the responsible thing that any prime minister should do," Mr Turnbull told parliament on Tuesday.

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