From the Maitland Mercury report:
Old beer cans are far from garbage, Tenambit man Lindsay Watson says, they are pieces of history.
The Australian Beer Can Collectors Association will hold its annual Can-A-Thon at Maitland Basketball Stadium this weekend.
The association’s only Maitland member, Lindsay Watson, said he was expecting collectors from across the nation to descend on the city for the event.
Brewing company Toohey’s has created a special commemorative can for the Maitland event which will be unveiled on Saturday, but won’t be available in stores.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Jan. 6, 2016.