Newcastle Jets created a three-way logjam at the summit of the W-League after a sensational 3-0 win over joint-leaders Brisbane Roar.
A first-half hat-trick from American midfielder Arin Gilliland was the difference as the Jets stunned the otherwise in-form two-time champions.
A brace from Jess Fishlock helped Melbourne City move into the top four at the half-way mark of the competition, after claiming a 2-1 victory over Canberra United.
Sydney FC's revival continued on Saturday with their comfortable 3-1 win over local rivals Western Sydney Wanderers built around a first-half double from teenage forward Remy Siemsen.
Matildas' skipper Lisa De Vanna added a third at Allianz Stadium as the Sky Blues made it three wins from as many outings.
Melbourne Victory finally delivered on their early-season promise with a 4-0 rout of Adelaide United.
The Victory found their goalscoring form with English striker Natashia Dowie scoring twice, while Lia Privitelli and Korea international Jeon Ga-eul both netted their first goals for the club.
Perth Glory remain equal top despite having the weekend off.