Talks on preventing radicalisation of Melbourne youths will be held between the Napthine Government and Islamic groups after some prominent leaders boycotted talks with Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

A meeting between Mr Abbott and 15 community leaders in Melbourne yesterday got off to a rocky start after the Islamic Council of Victoria pulled out over what it called inflammatory remarks by the PM.

Mr Abbott took to radio ahead of similar talks in Sydney on Monday to call for "moderate Muslims" to speak out against threats and for migrants to join "team Australia".

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