Former Australia U23 coach Aurelio Vidmar faces an uncertain future after apparent boardroom interference forced him out of Thai side Bangkok Glass.
Clubs were to set meet the FFA on Thursday to discuss the suggested new framework against the backdrop of a bitter fight over power and finances.
Scott McDonald's A-League homecoming is off the cards with a lack of interest forcing the former Socceroos striker to stay put in Scotland.
A-League hopefuls, including South Melbourne, could be waiting until 2018 until they learn FFA's criteria to enter the competition.
Melbourne City is playing a waiting game on James Troisi & Stefan Mauk as the club gets closer to building a squad to contend for the A-League title.
Central Coast have signed teenage Australian goalkeeper Tom Glover from Tottenham on a one-year loan deal.