West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran and Nic Maddinson have been included after completing national commitments for West Indies A and Australia A respectively
Adam Zampa has been granted leave following several months away from home living in bio-secure hubs. The Australian leg-spinner will re-join the squad ahead of the Stars' next match on Boxing Day against the Sydney Sixers.
Dilbar Hussain is also unavailable after sustaining a moderate hamstring strain against Sydney Thunder. The Pakistan quick will be sidelined for 4-6 weeks.
Wednesday 16 December
Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars
UTAS Stadium, 7.15pm
Glenn Maxwell (c)