Eight-year-old Byron is a Young Carer for his sister, who suffered a stroke at the age of two and obtained a resulting brain injury requiring multiple surgeries. Byron always helps his sister and family, puts clothes away, sets the table, helps walk the dog, helps her in the school yard, among other tasks.
For his Dream Experience, Byron attended a Richmond FC training session and met his footy idol, Dustin Martin!
“The program made my child feel like he was important too. He was overwhelmed & couldn’t believe how lucky he was to be given this opportunity.” Byron’s mum