Help Tyrone fight for his life

28726510_15223024010_r.jpegTyrone Buckton started at goonyella in the mines at the young age of 22 and retired 33 years latter in October 2004. Tyrone was a drill operator at goonyella and A long time member of the CFMEU and seen many strikes including the biggest one was the housing axe attacks witch lasted for a long 8 weeks.
In 2004 Tyrone Buckton retired at the age of 55 and went to Alton downs to enjoy retirement. In may 2017 Tyrone e became very breathless and was told to go see dr Edwarrds in Brisbane he was a lung spelicaist and worked with the lung dr from the states who diagnosed dad with coal mine induced lung disease (black lung) from silicon dust . The following January dad had become reliant on oxygen 3 times a day to a month latter becoming on the oxygen 24/7 . Since February Tyrone has been on slow decline , from walking by him self to being in a wheelchair in the the mater of 2months . Dad has been in Brisbane now for 4 days and waiting on tests , Trisha and his daughter are with him .Tyrone had to fly down on the flying dr and Trisha and Melanie came down on the train the next day .

Donations ()

  • peter Faram  
    • $50 
    • 24 mos
  • Micheal Buckton 
    • $200 
    • 25 mos
  • Maz Donaldson 
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
  • Mark Hollands 
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
  • Clinton Scammells  
    • $50 
    • 25 mos
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Organizer

Terry Foden 
Organizer
Yeppoon, QLD
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