Register of approved cooperative conservation programs

 

Cooperative Conservation Programs (CCPs) will only be approved if they satisfy legal requirements, and Regulation 9A.12 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000. The following programs have been approved as CCPs in accordance with these requirements.

Generally, a review will be done five years from the date of the CCP approval, to ensure the program still meets legal requirements.

Approved cooperative conservation programs

Categories of CCPs are as follows:

  • 1a - Programs cover Australia/Australasia only
  • 1b - Programs are inter-regional
  • 2 - Programs are overseas programs
Register of approved Cooperative Conservation Programs
Program Organisation (category) Species covered Date approved
Greater Indian one-horned Rhinoceros Cooperative Conservation Programme EAZA (2) Rhinoceros unicornis Approved 02/10/2014
Golden Lion-tamarin Conservation Program Golden Lion Tamarin Management Committee (1b) Leontopithecus rosalia Approved 30/08/2002,
Renewed 26/02/2009,
Renewed 11/04/2014
Philippine Crocodile Cooperative Conservation Program Zoo and Aquarium Association/AZA/EAZA/Department of Environment & Natural Resources, Philippines (1b) Crocodylus mindorensis Approved 14/1/2014
Inter-regional Western Lowland Gorilla Program EAZA/Zoo and Aquarium Association (1b) Gorilla gorilla gorilla Approved 15/02/2007,
Renewed 04/03/2013
Global Red Panda Cooperative Conservation Program Zoo and Aquarium Association (1b) Ailurus fulgens Approved 31/08/2012
Komodo Dragon Cooperative Conservation Program Zoo and Aquarium Association (1b) Varanus komodoensis Approved 16/08/2012
White-cheeked Gibbon Cooperative Conservation Program Zoo and Aquarium Association (1a) Hylobates leucogenys (the species is also described as Nomascus leucogenys) Approved 07/07/2005, Renewed 29/4/2011
Radiated Tortoise Cooperative Conservation Program Zoo and Aquarium Association (1a) Radiated Tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) Approved 25/02/2011
Snow Leopard European Endangered Species Program EAZA (2) Uncia (Panthera) uncia Approved 16/12/2010
Black and White Ruffed Lemur Population Management Program Zoo and Aquarium Association 1(a) Varecia variegata variegata Approved 30/08/2002,
Renewed 25/05/2005; Renewed 13/07/2010
Silvery Gibbon Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA 1(b) Hylobates moloch Approved 8/10/2003, Renewed 28/6/2010
Southern White Rhinoceros Cooperative Conservation Program Zoo and Aquarium Association 1(a) Ceratotherium simum simum Approved 15/04/2004,
Renewed 25/06/2010
Red Panda Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Ailurus fulgens Approved 8/5/2002,
Renewed 30/10/2009
Inter-regional Program for Sumatran Tiger ARAZPA/EAZA (1b) Panthera tigris sumatrae Approved 08/05/2002,
Amended 30/08/2002,
Renewed 24/08/2009
Orangutan Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Pongo spp Approved 06/01/2003,
Renewed 22/03/2009
Snow Leopard Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Uncia (Panthera) uncia Approved 05/05/2003,
Renewed 10/02/2009
Cotton-top Tamarin Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Sanguinus oedipus Approved 08/05/2002,
Renewed 15/01/2009
Przewalski's Horse Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Equus ferus przewalskii
Equus przewalskii
16/12/2008
Siamang Cooperative Conservation Program Zoo and Aquarium Association (1a) Symphalangus syndactylus Approved 06/01/2003,
Renewed 06/09/2013
Cheetah Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Acinonyx jubatus Approved 30/08/2002,
Renewed 18/11/2008
Sun Bear Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Helarctos malayanus Approved 30/08/2002,
Renewed 12/11/2008
Great Indian One-horned Rhinoceros Cooperative Conservation Program American Zoo Association (1b) Rhinoceros unicornis Approved 08/05/2002,
Renewed 09/09/2008
Chimpanzee Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Pan troglodytes 05/07/2008
Ring-tailed Lemur Population Management Program Zoo and Aquarium Association (1a) Lemur catta Approved 30/08/2002,
Renewed 31/8/2008
Renewed 16/07/2013
JAZA Western Lowland Gorilla Captive Management Program JAZA (Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquaria) (2) Gorilla gorilla gorilla 14/09/2006
Sumatran Orang-utan Conservation Program Frankfurt Zoological Society (2) Pongo abelii 26/07/2006
Captive Management Plan for Asian Elephant ARAZPA (1a) Elephas maximus 20/07/2005
Black Lion Tamarin Metapopulation Management Program Black Lion Tamarin Management Committee (1b) Leontopithecus chrysopygus 25/08/2004
Golden Cat Population Management Program EEP (2) Catopuma temminckii 07/06/2004
Golden Cat Population Management Program ARAZPA (1a) Catopuma temminckii 08/10/2003
Philippine crocodile - Recovery Plan Melbourne Zoo (1a) Crocodylus mindorensis 08/05/2002

Guidelines and application form for approval of a cooperative conservation program

Use this form to apply for an approved cooperative conservation program. Guidelines, approval processes and submission details are all included with the form: