Games Empire: LEGO Sale

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21 June 2014 | Shopping

Online store Games Empire has some big discounts on older LEGO sets, with 50% off. It’s a definite bargain for some, such as 8981 Tarix, which goes for a bit more than RRP on eBay nowadays! Belville 7583 Playful Puppy – $9.99 (50% off RRP $19.99) 7587 Horse Jumping – $14.99 (50% off RRP $29.99) […]

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TRU: 20% off LEGO Super Heroes

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16 November 2012 | News

Toys R Us have 20% off all LEGO Super Heroes sets for today and this weekend only! The sale runs until Sunday 18 November, and some of the sets are available online here. Happy shopping!

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BDU Orphaned, Needs New Parent

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5 September 2012 | News

As I have whinged and moaned about before on these pages, this year I started at medical school, and it was a whole new ballgame in terms of free time and financial situation. Unfortunately this has affected this website drastically and it has been disappointing both to me personally and to other people who gave […]

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Perth LEGO Display June 2-4 2012

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26 May 2012 | Events

The biggest LEGO display in WA is happening again over the long weekend from June 2-4 at Claremont Showgrounds. Built by the Perth Adult Lego Society (PALS), this massive display takes one year to construct. This year’s is their longest display ever, at an amazing 64 metres!

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Sydney Brick Show Registrations Now Open!

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31 March 2012 | Events, News

I’ve just received the following info from the Sydney Brick Show, advising that registrations to display and attend the show as an AFOL are now open! Exciting. “SydBricks (A group of Sydney LEGO fans from SydLUG) and the Powerhouse Museum are proud to announce that the first Sydney Brick Show will be held at the […]

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BDU On Hiatus

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31 March 2012 | News

As you’ve probably noticed, Bricks Down Under has been rather quiet lately. That’s because I got a last minute offer to go to medical school this year. The program is very demanding and I have had a massive reduction in my free time. I have to prioritise my study and family right now, and unfortunately […]

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Brick Expo 2012 Announced

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14 February 2012 | Events

Brick Expo, Canberra’s annual LEGO® fan exhibition, will be back this year and at a bigger new venue. It’ll be over two days, 14 and 15 July 2012, at the Hellenic Club in Matilda St, Woden. Hours are 9:30am to 5:30pm. All proceeds from the event go towards purchasing much needed medical equipment for Paediatrics […]

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Toys R Us: Star Wars sale disappointing for LEGO

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31 January 2012 | Shopping

Toys R Us are promoting Star Wars bargains with their latest catalogue, “A Galaxy of Savings“. Unfortunately the savings, on LEGO® at least, are more like a small meteor shower. A few interesting things – there’s a discount of $20 on the Toys R Us “exclusive”, 9495 Gold Leader’s Y-Wing Starfighter. Plus there are two-for […]

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Big W: LEGO stationery galore!

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30 January 2012 | News, Shopping

Big W have lots of LEGO stationery stuff at the moment for back to school purposes. Some of it is really groovy for adult fans as well! Here’s a few photos that a reader sent in:

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B&N: Discounted new release LEGO®

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27 January 2012 | Shopping

U.S. store Barnes & Noble, who ship to Australia, have most of the new release LEGO® sets in stock with 10% off the U.S. recommended retail price. Plus you can use the coupon ‘B4M4L9U’ to receive an extra 15% off one item. Furthermore, if you are a B&N Member, which costs US$25, you can use […]

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