A five-week court case objecting to a $16.5 billion coal mine in the Galilee Basin is set to begin in Queensland's Land Court.

Lobby group Coast and Country says litigation is its last resort to stop Indian giant Adani’s plans to extract up to 100 million tonnes of coal a year from the Carmichael mine.  The company last year won state government approval to construct a 300km rail line linking the mine with…