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

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 15/02/07,
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 07/07/05, Renewed 29/4/2011
Radiated Tortoise Cooperative Conservation Program Zoo and Aquarium Association (1a) Radiated Tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) Approved 25/02/11
Snow Leopard European Endangered Species Program EAZA (2) Uncia (Panthera) uncia Approved 16/12/10
Black and White Ruffed Lemur Population Management Program Zoo and Aquarium Association 1(a) Varecia variegata variegata Approved 30/08/02,
Renewed 25/05/05; Renewed 13/07/10
Silvery Gibbon Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA 1(b) Hylobates moloch Approved 8/10/03, Renewed 28/6/10
Southern White Rhinoceros Cooperative Conservation Program Zoo and Aquarium Association 1(a) Ceratotherium simum simum Approved 15/04/04,
Renewed 25/06/10
Red Panda Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Ailurus fulgens Approved 8/5/02,
Renewed 30/10/09
Inter-regional Program for Sumatran Tiger ARAZPA/EAZA (1b) Panthera tigris sumatrae Approved 08/05/02,
Amended 30/08/02,
Renewed 24/08/09
Orangutan Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Pongo spp Approved 06/01/03,
Renewed 22/03/09
Golden Lion-tamarin Conservation Program Golden Lion Tamarin Management Committee (1b) Leontopithecus rosalia Approved 30/08/02,
Renewed 26/02/09
Snow Leopard Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Uncia (Panthera) uncia Approved 05/05/03,
Renewed 10/02/09
Cotton-top Tamarin Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Sanguinus oedipus Approved 08/05/02,
Renewed 15/01/09
Przewalski's Horse Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Equus ferus przewalskii
Equus przewalskii
16/12/08
Siamang Cooperative Conservation Program Zoo and Aquarium Association (1a) Symphalangus syndactylus Approved 06/01/03,
Renewed 06/09/13
Cheetah Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Acinonyx jubatus Approved 30/08/02,
Renewed 18/11/08
Sun Bear Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Helarctos malayanus Approved 30/08/02,
Renewed 12/11/08
Great Indian One-horned Rhinoceros Cooperative Conservation Program American Zoo Association (1b) Rhinoceros unicornis Approved 08/05/02,
Renewed 09/09/08
Chimpanzee Cooperative Conservation Program ARAZPA (1a) Pan troglodytes 05/07/08
Ring-tailed Lemur Population Management Program Zoo and Aquarium Association (1a) Lemur catta Approved 30/08/02,
Renewed 31/8/08
Renewed 16/07/13
JAZA Western Lowland Gorilla Captive Management Program JAZA (Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquaria) (2) Gorilla gorilla gorilla 14/09/06
Sumatran Orang-utan Conservation Program Frankfurt Zoological Society (2) Pongo abelii 26/07/06
Captive Management Plan for Asian Elephant ARAZPA (1a) Elephas maximus 20/07/05
Black Lion Tamarin Metapopulation Management Program Black Lion Tamarin Management Committee (1b) Leontopithecus chrysopygus 25/08/04
Golden Cat Population Management Program EEP (2) Catopuma temminckii 07/06/04
Golden Cat Population Management Program ARAZPA (1a) Catopuma temminckii 08/10/03
Philippine crocodile - Recovery Plan Melbourne Zoo (1a) Crocodylus mindorensis 08/05/02

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: