The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Morrah, Arthur
Morrah, Arthur, Commissioner of Audit, Victoria, is the second son of the late Robert Morrah, a surgeon in practice at Chelsea, London, and was born at Clapham in 1833. He emigrated to Victoria in 1853, and was appointed a clerk in the Survey Department under Captain (now Sir Andrew) Clarke. Subsequently he served successively as accountant, chief clerk, and inspector in the Lands Department; and in June 1878 was appointed Secretary for Lands. In 1890 he exchanged this position for that of Commissioner of Audit.