Bronson Xerri was provisionally suspended six months after a positive drugs test, leading to questions from the Cronulla Sharks.
The AMA took aim at the NRL over its plans of capped crowds returning to the league as soon as July.
Fans could return to stadiums sooner rather than later as Melbourne Storm eye NRL crowds.
The NRL season will resume on Thursday and ARLC chairman Peter V'landys is already eyeing the return of crowds.
The message from John Bateman was "settle yourselves" amid speculation over the Canberra Raiders second-rower's future.
Peter V'landys claims Australia's premier rugby league competition should have continued amid the COVID-19 crisis.
The Super League season was suspended in its infancy, but hopes abound of an August return, with fans possibly back later in the campaign.