Sir Clem Renouf, first president of Rostrum Club 19 Nambour in 1958, received the medal of Order of Australia 1979, Knighted in 1988, and also received the Centenary Medal, for his service to the community.

After five years in the RAAF as a WW2 Bomber Pilot, he became an accountant in Nambour.  Clem joined Nambour Rotary in 1950 and was elected President at the formation meeting of Rostrum in Nambour on 24th June 1958. 

He was President Rotary International 1978-1979, and led a successful international campaign to vaccinate every child in the world against Polio.
 His work in eliminating Polio became a lifelong passion for him. At the age of 96 in 2018, he still lives on the Sunshine Coast in Maroochydore and attends his Nambour Rotary Club every Tuesday. Sir Clem Renouf Park in Burnside, Sunshine Coast is named in his honour.

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