A carefully crafted century from David Warner suggests a return to form for a batsman who, by his own admission, flopped in the Ashes.
David Warner's 22nd Test hundred and Joe Burns' 97 put Australia firmly in control heading into day three.
Babar Azam fell cheaply as Pakistan were bowled out on the opening day at the Gabba, with Josh Hazlewood getting his man.
Mitchell Starc claimed four wickets and Pat Cummins finished with three as Pakistan were bowled out for 240 at the Gabba on Thursday.
Pakistan are primed to name a young bowling unit for the first Test with Australia and Tim Paine expects a tough challenge.
At 16 years of age, promising bowler Naseem Shah will be given a chance to show what he can do on the global stage for Pakistan.
Coach Misbah-ul-Haq says the tourists' pace bowlers must be on the money and attempt to frustrate Steve Smith.
James Pattinson would have been a shoo-in for Australia's first Test against Pakistan, says Shane Warne.
Australia captain Tim Paine reminded the squad of their responsibilities after high-profile reprimands for Steve Smith and James Pattinson.
Australia and Victoria bowler James Pattinson is ineligible for the series opener against Pakistan in Brisbane.