Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson has named Australia's 23-player squad to face world No. 7 Brazil in Sydney next week.
Matildas players have suffered "abhorrent" abuse online following claims of sexual abuse and harassment within women's soccer, their union said.
Captain Sam Kerr has described the Matildas as a "safe haven" after claims of sexual abuse and harrassment from women's soccer great Lisa De Vanna.
Australia's long wait to host international football again is set to end, with the Matildas to play Brazil in Sydney in October.
Australia striker Kyah Simon shone at the Olympics and now has a new club home at Tottenham. She speaks to ESPN about her year.
The Matildas have made a disappointing return despite Mary Fowler's brace, slumping to a 3-2 loss to Ireland in Sam Kerr's 100th cap.
Australia have called up a number of fresh faces but will be without Caitlin Foord in the coming friendly international against Republic of Ireland.
In a bid to harness the "halo effect" of the Women's World Cup, plans are afoot for the W-League to undergo a shakeup before the 2023 tournament.
Australia international Hayley Raso has signed a two-year deal with Manchester City, the club announced on Tuesday.
The Matildas have long been earmarked for their potential; now everything is set for them to move on from Tokyo 2020 to realise it.
Matildas forward Kyah Simon has joined English Women's Super League club Tottenham on a multi-year deal.
Australia were outclassed in the Olympic bronze medal match. United States might have won 4-3, but there was more than one goal between the teams.
The United States women's national team beat Australia 4-3 to win the Olympic bronze-medal match, with Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd both scoring.
Australia had more possession, corners, free kicks and shots. But they were unable to muster a goal as they missed out on a gold medal chance.
Sweden beat Australia 1-0 to set up a gold medal match against Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Japan have been eliminated from the Tokyo Olympics women's football competition but Australia are still in the running for the gold medal.
Sam Kerr's true captain's performance and goalkeeper Teagan Micah's heroics sealed Australia's place in the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics.