Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has approved the controversial Adani coal mine and rail project in remote central Queensland.
The approval comes with 36 conditions, including a one-million-dollar donation to fund research into endangered species in the area.
The project is expected to produce up to 60 million tonnes of coal for export a year.
ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER THIS ADVERTISEMENT
Questions over how the $16 billion project will be financed still remain unanswered.