Take a gander at this piece on Kevin Rudd's Australia 2020 summit coming to a comic strip near you this April.
I'm sorry, Kev, but you don't really expect me to take your bit of fluff seriously do you?
First it was Canberra and now wannabe talkfests are springing up everywhere.
So help me - there's even one scheduled for the Clarence Valley. A real piece of busy business allowing government and council staff (along with non-government agency employees and local business operators) to justify their existence.
The whole national box and dice has all the hallmarks of a camel in the making.
Larvatus Prodeo pointed out some of the problems weeks ago.