Melbourne Victory appointed former midfielder Grant Brebner as manager on a permanent basis.
Mitchell Duke's departure from Western Sydney Wanderers was confirmed as the forward reportedly nears a move to Saudi Arabia.
Perth Glory got back on track with a 3-1 victory that all but ends Western Sydney Wanderers' hopes of qualifying for the A-League finals.
Premiers Plate winner Sydney FC suffered a second straight defeat as Melbourne City fired a warning ahead of the A-League finals, recording a 2-0 victory.
Adelaide United kept up its top-six push with an enthralling 5-3 defeat of Perth Glory in Thursday's A-League clash.
Erick Mombaerts has left Melbourne City, replaced as manager by Patrick Kisnorbo.