News.com.au article The AFL is yet to confirm whether or not the fixture will be in the Australian capital, with the AFL’s regional conference meeting in Adelaide scheduled for the week of December 12.
The schedule is yet-to-be-announced and will depend on the availability of the Aussie squad, with one option being to hold the fixture in Perth.
The fixture is expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
In the meantime, the AFL is still weighing up its options and the timing of the fixture is yet uncertain.
The game will be played on a neutral field, with Australia playing the first four games of the series at home against the United States, Canada and New Zealand.
The last two games of each series will be at Adelaide Oval.
The AFL has previously stated it is not looking at the possibility of the game being played on an overseas field, but a move towards a full international tournament has been in the works for some time.
The first of two games against the US will take place at the Adelaide Oval on November 26, while the second will be against the Canada on November 30.
The next game against the Canadian will be on December 3.AFL boss of games, Brendon Gale, has previously confirmed the match will be held in Adelaide.
The ABC understands the AFL will also consider staging a pre-season friendly against the West Coast Eagles at Adelaide on November 15, which is also the home of the Crows.
The Crows are one of five finalists in the CBA, with two rounds remaining.
The other three finalists are the Western Bulldogs and Hawthorn.
The Western Bulldogs have also been a strong contender for a finals spot, and will play at the MCG for the first time since 2012.
The Hawks are one game away from making it to the finals, and are also one of four finalists, along with the Saints and the Adelaide Crows, with three rounds remaining, according to AFL rules.
The Eagles are one win away from the top four, and would be the first premiership team to win two consecutive seasons.
The finals would be held at the Sydney Cricket Ground, which has hosted the finals since 1992.
A number of high-profile players, including Melbourne captain Travis Cloke, have been tipped to play at The Gabba.