a) A person from Queensland.

In view of the rapid development of Queensland, our prosperity and our major contribution to the nation and to world trade, I believe it is significant that a Queenslander should be honoured with such a high position in Rotary.

b) A house built in an architectural style found in Queensland, that style being wide verandahs around the house and the house raised up on stumps about 2 metres off the ground.

In reality the selectors decision was between Marsh and John Maclean and the Queenslander got the nod.

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