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Drunk teens trash home

IT IS the party house from hell in one of Noosa's best-loved suburbs. Youths have totally trashed a vacant house in Tingira Cres, Sunshine Beach.

And the efforts of local young people who hang out there at night drinking, smashing and yahooing are making Mark Foley's attempts to sell his multi-million-dollar home across the street a nightmare.

Mr Foley doesn't understand why Noosa Council cannot step in and take some action to stop the abuse.

Large areas of floorspace are covered in broken glass.

The property owner is believed to live overseas.

"I thought the council had powers to do something to make it safe," he said.

Mr Foley, who lives in Brisbane, said a young woman had been to the house and cut her foot and then had sat down at 4am in the neighbour's driveway "screaming blue murder".

"My wife was up there Thursday and she said she could hear 13-year-old kids in the house - there was smashing glass," he said.

"(One Friday night) they were in the house drinking and smashing it up and yahooing.

"They spotted me on the veranda and said, 'Yeah, mate, what are you doing?'

"They grabbed wheelie bins and rode them down the street."

Mr Foley said the youths scattered into the bush when a vanload of police arrived.

He believes the situation will not improve until the owner is made to clean up and secure the property.

A Noosa Council spokesman said the council was aware of the situation at Sunshine Beach, but the behaviour problems associated with the property were more police matters.

He said the recent "party house" laws passed by the State Government were designed to give local councils more power to deal with people actually renting properties.

"This is more to do with an abandoned or derelict house that local youth are using for their own entertainment," he said.

"It's more a police matter."

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