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".

ACT Government hits back after being accused of ‘fabricating’ public transport numbers

Just days after launching its much-awaited, somewhat-derided integrated public transport network, the ACT Government is touting record ridership numbers — but there are questions over whether the figures are actually good news.