Timeline of land rights dispute with Adani and Bravus
KEY DATES IN TRADITIONAL OWNERS' DISPUTE WITH ADANI
* The Queensland Environment Department issues Bravus (formerly Adani Australia) an environmental protection following a groundwater model report on predicted impacts.
* The Federal Court rules that native title does not exist for the Clermont-Belyando Area Native Title Claim Group, which the claimant group appeals. That appeal is ongoing in March 2023.
* The Carmichael mine ships first load of coal.
* Traditional owners set up Waddananggu, a ceremonial campsite.
* Queensland police issue a "statement of regret" for removing Adrian Burragubba from his traditional lands in August 2020.
* Wangan and Jagalingou file a complaint with the Queensland Human Rights Commission against Queensland police.
* Police move on traditional owners, including Mr Burragubba, removing them from their ceremonial camp.
* Adani applies to the Queensland Supreme Court for an injunction to block Wangan and Jagalingou people from entering the freehold area.
* The Queensland government extinguishes Wangan and Jagalingou native title on the mine infrastructure area.
* Construction on the Carmichael mine begins after Queensland's Environment Department approves the plan to manage groundwater on and around the Galilee basin mine site.
* The second-last state approval is granted on the miner's plan to manage the endangered black-throated finch.
* Indecision on the Carmichael mine, and its potential jobs, is flagged as a key reason behind Labor's federal election defeat.
* Queensland rejected Adani's black-throated finch plan and sought a further review of its groundwater plan.
* Adani's groundwater plan gets federal approval amid criticism the government rushed the process.
* Adani files a court order to bankrupt a traditional owner who launched numerous unsuccessful court actions against the project.
* Adani downsizes the project from a 60 million tonnes-a-year mine costing $16.5 billion to a 10 million to 15 million tonnes a year mine costing about $2 billion.
* UN scientists say Australia has a chance to save 30 per cent of the Great Barrier Reef if coal burning is phased out globally within 22 years.
* Traditional owners appeal to the Queensland Supreme Court against mining lease.
* More than 50 religious leaders write a letter to Adani urging it to abandon its project.
* Owners of native title over the proposed site head back to court in a bid to halt mine.
* Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk vetos a billion-dollar federal government loan to Adani for the construction of a rail line.
* Wangan and Jagalingou people vote against the mine for a fourth time.
* An Indian former environment minister criticises Australia's decision to approve Adani's coalmine, saying its environmental record "leaves a lot to be desired".
* Queensland's Department of Environment and Heritage Protection finds stormwater releases during Cyclone Debbie didn't widely contaminate the Caley Valley Wetlands.
* The Abbot Point coal facility is fined for releasing sediment-laden water during Cyclone Debbie.
* Queensland rules out financial support for the Adani mine amid rumours the company is having trouble raising funds.
* Experts warn the mine could put the endangered southern black-throated finch on a fast-track to extinction.
* The Commonwealth Native Title Act is amended so a majority of named applicants can sign a land use agreement, meaning the Adani land use agreement is back.
* The Federal Court rules all named native title applicants must sign an Indigenous land use agreement before it can be registered. The court's ruling on unanimous agreement puts the land use agreement with Adani in doubt.
* Queensland and federal governments give final approval to a rail project associated with the mine.
* Queensland approves mining leases for the project.
* At a meeting in Maryborough, a vote is recorded 294 to one in favour of an Indigenous land use agreement. Members of the group who boycotted this meeting claim it was stacked with people who didn't have a right to vote and it should not have been authorised.
* Wangan and Jagalingou people vote against an Indigenous land use agreement with Adani for a third time.
* The federal government re-approves mine subject to "36 of the strictest conditions in Australian history".
* Federal Court rules in favour of a legal challenge by Mackay Conservation Group which says then environment minister Greg Hunt failed to take into account advice on the threatened reptiles.
* Wangan and Jagalingou people vote against an Indigenous land use agreement with Adani mine for a second time.
* Environment minister Greg Hunt approves Adani's proposal.
* Queensland's coordinator-general approves the $16.5 billion mine and rail project subject to 190 conditions.
* Wangan and Jagalingou people vote against an Indigenous land use agreement with Adani mine for the first time.
* Adani begins the approval process to establish two new mines and a rail line in the Galilee Basin.
* Premier Anna Bligh declares it a "significant project" that could generate more than 11,000 jobs.