Hard Yakka Getting Approval for Adani Carmichael Coal Mine

    View Authors August 2015
    Rare Australian species the yakka skink and the ornamental snake have brought plans for Australia’s largest coal mine to a halt.

    The approval of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in central Queensland was overturned by the Federal Court after finding that Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt failed to properly consider advice about the two threatened species.