Frydenberg said that even the state government and the Federal Opposition are in support of the project, which is expected to attract billions of dollars in investment.

"All the commonwealth approvals have been granted. There are some state approvals, which are awaiting conclusion. The state government and the federal government as well as the federal opposition, all support the Carmichael project," he told reporters after a meeting with Power Minister Piyush Goyal.

The Carmichael coal, railway and port project includes building Australia's largest thermal coal mine in the north Galilee Basin approximately 160 km northwest of Clermont in Central Queensland, linked by a new 388 km standard gauge rail line to a new terminal at Abbot Point Port near Bowen.

Goyal is leading a delegation to Australia for the India-Australia Energy Dialogue. He is in the capital city meeting Frydenberg and Investment and Trade Minister Andrew Robb.

The group led by Gautam Adani plans to build one of the world's largest coal mines in Australia along with a railway line and a port to shop coal to India.

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