GRAND PLANS: Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship executive officer Matt Pfahlert and Indi incumbent Cathy McGowan were full of smiles at Friday’s official launch in Beechworth. Picture: SHANA MORGANThe next great idea in business could come from the youth of the North East, following the launch of anentrepreneur program.

The Australian Centre for RuralEntrepreneurship already has 11 schools and more than 350 studentscoming up with their own ideas to make money forcommunities and social causes.

ACRE executive officer Matt Pfahlert was emotional to the point of tears atFriday’s official launch of the initiative.

“It is an exciting day because it’s a very, very interesting time in our world,” he said.

“We as elders in communities need thing think about the role we play and that’s really what ACRE is all about.

“It is the purpose of building rural communities that can thrive through ignitingentrepreneurship in young people.”

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