In 2003 Landcare Tasmania was approached by a retired farmer, Mr John Roberts, who wanted to make a bequest that would make a difference by providing support for hands-on, practical Landcare projects to be undertaken on farms, in schools and with community groups to improve Tasmania’s water, land, plants and animals. With his bequest, the JM Roberts Charitable Trust was established. The first donation to the Tasmanian Landcare Fund was from the The JM Roberts Charitable Trust, and the Trust continues to be our largest regular donor.
"You have to make a decision as to what you do with your estate and I gave it some thought and I feel personally very fortunate that I could, at the end of the line, help the community through Landcare."
- Mr. John Roberts