Second-half Adam Le Fondre penalty saved the Sky Blues after Aiden O'Neill's composed first-half strike looked to have made the difference.
It was a fourth straight win for Glory, who have won 14 of their 19 games this season and have 46 points.
An inspired Western Sydney Wanderers stunned fourth-placed Adelaide United with a 3-1 A-League victory at Coopers Stadium.
American forward Savannah McCaskill inspired Sydney FC to the W-League title, scoring twice in a pulsating 4-2 Grand Final win over Perth Glory.
A severely below-strength Newcastle Jets stunned Melbourne City 3-1 at McDonald Jones Stadium to revive their A-League finals hopes.
Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne Victory played out another thrilling A-League draw, highlighted by goals from Roy Krishna and Keisuke Honda.
Less than a year after turning his back on Perth Glory to join Brisbane, Adam Taggart has left the A-League club.
Perth Glory's Sarah Carroll has already endured enough heartbreak but it will all be forgotten if she can finally get her hands on a W-League title.
Last year's W-League Grand Final was a miserable affair for Sydney FC forward Caitlin Foord, even before she watched her team lose.
Liam Reddy is adamant Diego Castro is the A-League's greatest ever player, saying the Spaniard's brilliance means he eclipses Alessandro Del Piero.
Western United will be the name of the A-League's 11th club, and it will play in the unorthodox colours of green and black.
Newcastle Jets skipper Nigel Boogaard and sub Matthew Ridenton were the extra-time heroes as the Jets beat Indonesian club Persija Jakarta 3-1.
Western Melbourne Group have made their first Australian signing, with the new A-League club luring Socceroos defender Josh Risdon.
Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi has arrived back in Australia after being detained for more than two months in a Bangkok prison.
Court spokesman Suriyan Hongvilai said Al-Araibi, who lives and plays football in Australia, was being processed for release.
Alen Stajcic has broken his silence and hit out at the FFA after his sacking as Matildas coach in an emotional news conference on Monday.
Sydney FC will face Perth in next week's W-League Grand Final, with the Sky Blues producing a road trip masterclass to defeat Brisbane.
Perth Glory have one hand on the A-League Premiership after torching Melbourne Victory to win their top-of-the-table clash 2-1 at AAMI Park.
Sam Kerr has fired Perth into the W-League Grand Final, scoring a hat trick as the Glory came from came from behind to defeat Melbourne Victory 4-2.
Western Sydney coach Markus Babbel admits being surprised by some of the reaction to his criticism of his underperforming playing group this season.