Gibson, 30, tells au.fourfourtwo.com that he wants to use the stint to put himself in the shop window for an A-League berth in season three.

ā€œIā€™m more determined than ever to play at the highest level possible and I think my time with Queensland has made me a better player.

"I'm really looking forward to playing for Blacktown.ā€

The defender has been training with the club for the last six weeks to maintain his fitness during the A-League off-season.