Mitchell Starc claimed four wickets and Pat Cummins finished with three as Pakistan were bowled out for 240 at the Gabba on Thursday.
Australia opted not to choose Nathan Lyon for the upcoming Twenty20 series, but he still wants to play at next year's T20 World Cup.
There was more than a sense of deja vu when Stuart Broad dismissed David Warner for a record-equalling seventh time in this Ashes series.
Stuart Broad smashed Pat Cummins for a couple of sixes before England were dismissed for 329, leaving Australia with a big run chase.
Joe Denly was closing in on a maiden Test century at tea after the opener and Ben Stokes made Australia toil.
England led by 157 runs at lunch on the third day at The Oval, progressing to 88-2 with Rory Burns and Joe Root the men to fall.
Australia avoided more final-day agony at a tense Old Trafford to beat England and retain the Ashes.
Australia took two wickets in each session to close in on retaining the Ashes, but England showed final-day resistance at Old Trafford.
Mitchell Marsh impressed with bat and ball against Derbyshire in a tour match and could now be set for an Australia Ashes call-up.
Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon turned his ankle during a game of touch rugby and left training as a precaution.