Marcus Harris, Aaron Finch, and Travis Head scored half-centuries but Aus were ruled into 277-6 by India on daytime 1 from the second Test.
The hosts, who misplaced a remarkable series operator by thirty-one runs about Mon, come to 112 without loss ahead of Finch was trapped lbw by Jasprit Bumrah intended for 50.
An additional 3 wickets quickly following saw Aus wobble to 148-4 in Perth.
Head and Shaun Marsh added 84, nevertheless Hanuma Vihari and Ishant Sharma acquired their second wickets before stumps.
Chief Tim Paine is unbeaten on sixteen, with Pat Cummins (11 not really out) also with the crimp at the close.
Aus had was the winner the throw and in brutal warmth, on the green-tinged Perth Arena message, opted to bat.
India’s seam-heavy assault limited the credit scoring in early stages, but can certainly not pressure a discovery until a complete delivery by Bumrah eliminated Finch after lunch time.
Usman Khawaja stuttered, rating just five works off 37 balls, prior to a discouraged slice shot off Umesh Yadav made up his wicket.
Harris stinging a growing Vihari delivery to fall season on seventy before an outstanding extending out capture via Virat Kohli off Sharma removed Handscomb just for seven.
Aus, having shed 4 wickets for just 36 runs, appeared vulnerable although Head and Marsh cautiously guided these to the safer floor.
Nevertheless, Marsh (45) and Head (58) chop down inside the final program to keep the meet, like the series therefore much, gently ready.
The Test may be the first in the ground after having a 47-year work at the Waca.