Football Federation Australia has handed lengthy bans to four members of the country’s Olympic squad for “unprofessional conduct” at the end of an under-23 tournament in Cambodia in March following a complaint from a woman.
Aaron Mooy has been ruled out of Australia’s Asian Cup defence.
Australian football faces its biggest upheaval in 15 years after sweeping governance reforms were endorsed.
Football Federation Australia is at loggerheads with professional clubs over the governance of the game in Australia.
Syria will play Australia in the first leg of their crucial World Cup Asian play-off in Malaysia next month.