The South Sydney Rabbitohs have terminated the contract of Paul Carter following a breach of the club's code of conduct and specific clauses of his NRL contract.
"The Board has made a decision today to terminate Paul's contract immediately as a result of his recent conduct," Rabbitohs General Manager of Football, Shane Richardson said.
"We have given Paul all of the support, and every opportunity, to get his career and life back on track but unfortunately he has been unable to meet the standards we had agreed when Paul joined the Club.
"This is a bigger issue than football for Paul. Needless to say we will continue to provide welfare, support and assistance to Paul in his continuing rehabilitation."