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It's coming to that time of year when retailers across Australia start discounting their prices on LEGO sets. The first wave of advertising (and sales!) is from Target and Toys 'R' Us.

  • The latest Target catalogue features some of the new Space Police 3 sets, some of the Toy Story sets and one of the new Duplo sets on sale:

    You will find these on page 17 of the catalogue. The Target sale starts 10 June 2010 and finishes 16 June 2010.

  • The latest Toys 'R' Us catalogue also has many specials on various LEGO sets (including 7597 Western Train Chase) - there are too many on sale to list here individually. Pages 3 and 7 of the catalogue feature the LEGO sets on sale. Of note is their offer of a "Bonus Star Wars Silver Storm Trooper and Free Lego Club Membership Form when you spend AUD 70.00 or more on LEGO Products in one transaction. (Limit 1 per customer)". Also of note, is the coupon on the last page of the Toys 'R' Us catalogue, offering "20% off your total purchase price when you spend AUD 100.00 or more on full priced items." The coupon is only valid from 12 June 2010 till 14 June 2010. If you happen to find a 10197 Fire Brigade in stock at your local (Australian) Toys 'R' Us store, you might find this coupon quite handy!

  • Also, there are reports that Australian K-Mart stores, and other retailers in Australia are also starting to stock the new Space Police 3 sets on their shelves (Thank you jimmybrick for that report).

Given this weekend is a long weekend, due to the Queen's Birthday Holiday next Monday, this could be a good opportunity to go out and purchase some new LEGO sets!

Update: Click through to comments for this article to see a list of all the items on sale at (Australian) Toys 'R' Us stores.

Update 2: The Queens Birthday Holiday next Monday is observed by all Australian states, except for Western Australia (who will be observing the Queens Birthday Holiday in October).

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Here is a full list of LEGO sets that will be on sale at (Australian) Toys 'R' Us stores from 09 June 2010 until 20 June 2010:

(Prices below are listed in Australian dollars.)

3180 Tank Truck $29.99 (Was: $34.99)
3182 City Airport $109.99 (Was: $149.99)
3222 Helicopter and Limousine $39.99 (Was: $49.99)

5891 Apple Tree House $63.99 (Was: $79.99)

Star Wars:
7754 Home One Mon Calamari Star Cruiser $139.99 (Was: $179.99)
8083 Rebel Trooper Battle Pack $19.99 (Was: $22.99)
8084 Snowtrooper Battle Pack $19.99 (Was: $22.99)
8085 Freeco Speeder $39.99 (Was: $49.99)
8086 Droid Tri Fighter $39.99 (Was: $49.99)
8087 Tie Defender $69.99 (Was: $89.99)
8091 Republic Swamp Speeder $49.99 (Was: $59.99)

8041 Race Truck $79.99 (Was: $89.99)
8048 Buggy $44.99 (Was: $54.99)

Toy Story:
7592 Construct-A-Buzz $34.99 (Was: $49.99)
7593 Buzz's Star Command Spaceship $49.99 (Was: $59.99)
7596 Trash Compactor Escape $79.99 (Was: $99.99)
7597 Western Train Chase $119.99 (Was: $159.99)
7789 Lotso's Dump Truck $31.99 (Was: $39.99)

By in United States,

Anyone know about the chrome stormtrooper in the US? Is there an event for it in the US now?

By in United States,

@workerjoe: I want to know also. I need a couple chrome stormies for my chrome Vader that I traded with my friend.

By in United States,

I believe the chrome trooper event already occurred in the US back in the spring, March or April if my memory server me right, but I could be mistaken. In any case, there was much talk about them here on Brickset and, sure enough, I was able to pick up two at my local TRU.

By in Australia,

Fishpond also has a couple of items on sale at the moment with the best one being Prince of Persia 7573 Battle of Alamut $99.97 (was $149.99). Plus if you spend over $100 yo uget free shipping.

By in United States,

@ Worker Joe and cjg they were available in the US months ago and it was available in Canada a month later. I got 8 at once :)
and is there someone who does these kinds of posts for canada?

By in Australia,

For those in W.A there is no Public Holiday next Monday, you will have to wait until October for that one.

By in Australia,

Thanks for that MinifigHQ! I forgot that the folks in Western Australia have it slightly different to everyone here in the Eastern states of Australia!

By in United States,

@ ceroknight and crzypainter: I know they USED to be available, I want to know if they are going to be available again.

By in New Zealand,

@vangalorr: cheers for that. I checked out Fishpond here and Alamut is $109NZ-got an order in. Best I've seen elsewhere is about $144 (at 20% off)

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