Live: NSW Now: Deadly Hendra virus confirmed in Hunter Valley and ‘Netflix-style’ transport coming

MORNING BRIEFING: A mare on a property near Scone in the upper Hunter Valley has been euthanased after developing the deadly Hendra virus and NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance is set to declare road pricing will soon be "a thing of the past".

Dating apps contributing to rise in STIs, experts say, but not for the reasons you think

In the digital age, casual sex and partners are available at the click of a button. So are dating apps like Tinder, Bumble and Grindr to blame for rapidly rising STI rates?

Stories from graves uncovered in mining town brought to life after 150 years

The stories of the 16 people buried in Ravenswood's forgotten cemetery have come to life as researchers investigate their identities ahead of the reinterment of their bodies.