Ben Fordham accuses the ABC of 'political correctness' over change to Play ...

Ben Fordham has lashed out at the ABC, accusing the network of 'political correctness' over changes made to the lyrics of classic children's song during an episode of Play School. 

In an episode broadcast this week, the lyrics of the kid's tune, We’re Going On A Bear Hunt, were changed to omit the phrase, 'We're going on a bear hunt.'

The new lyrics stated:  'We're going on a bush hunt. We're going to find some treasure. We're so excited. What a beautiful day.'

Not having it! Ben Fordham has lashed out at the ABC, accusing the network of 'political correctness' over changes made to the lyrics of classic children's song during an episode of Play School

Not having it! Ben Fordham has lashed out at the ABC, accusing the network of 'political correctness' over changes made to the lyrics of classic children's song during an episode of Play School

Bear-ly an issue: In an episode broadcast this week, the lyrics of the kid's tune, We’re Going On A Bear Hunt, were changed to omit the phrase, 'We're going on a bear hunt'

Bear-ly an issue: In an episode broadcast this week, the lyrics of the kid's tune, We’re Going On A Bear Hunt, were changed to omit the phrase, 'We're going on a bear hunt'

All mention of hunting bears, including the lyrics, 'We're going to catch a big one' and 'I'm not scared' were dropped in the new version. 

On his radio show on Thursday, Ben accused the ABC of changing the words, 'to the kids' classic to fit PC standards'.

 'Obviously, the national broadcaster has decided this classic children's song is no longer appropriate for children,' the radio host raved. 

'Are they trying to tackle the

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