- A representative of the government.
- A supporter of the government.
- (context, AU, obsolete, euphemism) In the days when Australia was a penal colony: a convict.
- 1888: Whatever it was that had happened to him in the old times when he was a Government man he didn"t talk about. — w:Rolf Boldrewood, Rolf Boldrewood, Robbery Under Arms http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/1198
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