Isaac Douglas Hermann & Heather Arnold
Carlo Catani: An engineering star over Victoria... The illuminated address was the work of Richard Fiddes Brown (1876 - 1936), of Messrs. Mason, Firth & McCutcheon, a printing and publishing firm. The address shows the Governments’ Public Offices at 2 Treasury Place, where Catani was based ...
After more than forty-one years of public service that never ended with his retirement, through surveying and direct design, contracting, supervision, and collaborative approaches, perhaps more than any other single figure, Carlo Catani re-scaped not only parts of Melbourne, but extensive swathes of Victoria ‘from Portland to Mallacoota’, opening up swamplands to farming, bringing access to beauty spots, establishing new townships, and the roads to get us there.