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Yoyo, no no: knockout looming for organiser

A Queensland party organiser may be banned from hosting unregistered events under council laws designed to rein in out-of-control teenage partying.

Logan City Council is exploring its legal options against the party host after 200 teenagers flocked to a vacant block of land in Loganlea in Brisbane's outer suburbs on Saturday night.

Yohans ''Yoyo'' Shol hosted an open party, dubbed ''Yoyo's Round 3'', at a house in the nearby suburb of Underwood. After police and firefighters shut down the party, the teens converged on the vacant block. Drunken teens started brawling, smashing bottles and screaming abuse at residents.

Logan City Council is considering issuing Mr Shol with a stop order, barring him from hosting future parties without a permit.

Mr Shol will not be pursued by police, because he has not committed a criminal offence. But irresponsible party hosts can be fined up to $22,000 for breaching a stop order. Logan's deputy mayor Russell Lutton said he was shocked teenagers as young as 13 were attending unsupervised, open parties.