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Carlo Giorgio Domenico Enrico Catani (22 April 1852 – 20 July 1918) was a civil engineer who worked in Australia for the Victorian Government for the majority of his career.[1]

Carlo Giorgio Domenico Enrico Catani
Catani Memorial Statue ^ Plaque, in Honour of Carlo Catani - panoramio.jpg
Memorial statue and plaque of Carlo Catani, St. Kilda, Victoria
Born(1852-04-22)22 April 1852
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Died20 July 1918(1918-07-20) (aged 66)
St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupationcivil engineer
Years active1876–1917

He oversaw many projects, including:

The township of Catani, Victoria, Lake Catani at Mt Buffalo and Catani Gardens in St. Kilda, are named after him.[1]


  1. ^ a b McNicholl, Ronald (1979). "Catani, Carlo Giorgio Domenico Enrico (1852–1918)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 25 August 2011.
  2. ^ Elwood Canal Precinct (PDF), 2004, retrieved 25 August 2011
  3. ^ Italian Delegation to Honour Carlo Catani, Designer of the St Kilda Foreshore, 21 November 2001, archived from the original on 28 September 2007, retrieved 25 August 2011