The Fury dominated proceedings at home but could only hit the back of the net once through David Williams - his first goal for the club.
Elsewhere in the league, ten man Sydney FC recorded a gritty 1-0 away win over Wellington Phoenix in tough conditions in Palmerston North thanks to a Steve Corica penalty, league leaders Melbourne Victory continued on their merry way with a comfortable 3-0 win away against Central Coast Mariners, Adelaide United also scored an away win over the Brisbane Roar and the Newcastle Jets rocketed to fourth on the table with a 3-2 home win over Gold Coast United.
North Queensland Fury: 1 (David Williams '32) Perth Glory: 0 Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium Crowd: 5,287 Yellow cards:NQF - Paul Kohler '64, Rostyn Griffiths '82, Justin Pasfield '90+3 PG - Andy Todd '52, Chris Coyne '66
Wellington Phoenix: 0 Sydney FC: 1 (Steve Corica (p) '16) Venue: FMG Stadium, Palmerston North Crowd: 6,936 Yellow cards:WP - Jon McKain '15, Vince Lia '34, Daniel '90+1 SYD - Steve Corica '71, Alex Brosqeu '78, Clint Bolton '84 Red cards:SYD - Simon Colosimo '80
Central Coast Mariners: 0 Melbourne Victory: 3 (Carlos Hernandez '56, Matthew Kemp '70, Nigel Boogard (og) '77) Venue: Bluetongue Stadium Crowd: 7,571 Yellow cards:CCM - Dean Heffernan '49, John Hutchinson '58, Nigel Boogaard '85 MV - Leigh Broxham '68
Newcastle Jets: 3 (Jobe Wheelhouse '6, Sean Rooney '70, Sasho Petrovski '81) Gold Coast United: 2 (Shane Smeltz (p) '44, '83) Venue: EnergyAustralia Stadium Crowd: 5,254 Yellow cards:NJ - Jobe Wheelhouse '24, Ben Kantarovski '44, Tarek Elrich '53 GCU - Anderson '50, Steve Pantelidis '65, Bas van den Brink '77