News Ashes 2017-18: England captain Joe Root has concussion test after bouncer spree 2017-11-25T09:30:01.000000000+00:00 Inspired by a magnificent Steve Smith century Australia's pace trio have thrown down the gauntlet to England Ashes 2017/18: England claim Pyrrhic victory over masterful but tardy Steve Smith at the Gabba 2017-11-25T09:22:49.000000000+00:00 Stuart Broad insists their defensive plans to the Australian captain are starting to worry him despite Smith producing one of the finest centuries of his career. WNBL: Canberra Capitals left to rue another fade out against Bendigo Spirit 2017-11-25T09:13:29.000000000+00:00 The Capitals shot out of the blocks but were overrun in a heartbreaking defeat. Palaszczuk in the box seat as Coalition sweats on Queensland election result 2017-11-25T09:11:54.000000000+00:00 Queensland Premier should narrowly claim a second term, but the final result could still be days away. Rugby League World Cup 2017: The dream is over for Tonga as England seal finals berth against Australia 2017-11-25T09:03:31.000000000+00:00 The World Cup semi-final was shrouded in controversy when Andrew Fifita claimed to have scored the winning try on full-time after trailing England 20-0 just six minutes earlier. 'High risk' of thunderstorm asthma in Victoria, health authorities warn 2017-11-25T08:59:56.000000000+00:00 Victorians have been urged to prepare for a potentially severe thunderstorm asthma event in parts of the state. Ashes 2017-18: Australian skipper Steve Smith is in a world of his own 2017-11-25T08:58:57.000000000+00:00 Australia came with a plan to knock out England. England came with a plan to work out Australia. Between the two stood Steve Smith, who could not knock out England but would not be worked out himself, Smith who is never out, and so the first Test is level. ACT MLA Steve Doszpot dies aged 69 2017-11-25T08:58:50.000000000+00:00 "Steve was a great Canberran who served this city with distinction," Canberra Liberals leader Alistair Coe said. Spilt Milk festival draws tens of thousands to boogie in the 30-degree heat 2017-11-25T08:53:46.000000000+00:00 ACT Policing reported only one arrest for drunk and disorderly behaviour. Matt made a lot of stupid decisions, but there was no going back from this one 2017-11-25T08:47:47.000000000+00:00 Men are at much greater risk of drowning than women, and alcohol and risk-taking play a big role.