Queensland graziers and environmentalists battle to stop a mega coal mine, part-owned by Australia's richest woman Gina Rinehart.

Six parties have challenged the multi-billion dollar Alpha coal mine in the Land Court of Queensland, and a decision is expected early next year. They argue the proposed Galilee Basin mine will contribute to climate change and have “permanent and irreversible” effects on ground water. Cattle farmer Janeice Anderson’s property…