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Friday 14 June, 2002

Brambles Industries

Disposal

Brambles Industries PLC
14 June 2002


BRAMBLES ANNOUNCES SALE OF GARDNER PERROTT BUSINESS


Brambles Australia Limited has today agreed to sell its Gardner Perrott
business, operating in Southern Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, to 
Transpacific Industries Pty Ltd.

The sale price for the businesses represents a modest premium over net assets
to Brambles before costs associated with the sale. The net assets of the
businesses total approximately A$13.9 million. The sale, which is expected to be
completed on 28 June 2002, will not have a material effect on the Group's 
earnings.


Gardner Perrott is in the business of industrial cleaning and industrial site
facilities maintenance.

14 June 2002

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For further information, contact:

London

Media:                  Richard Mountain, Financial Dynamics             +44 (0) 20 7831 3113

Investor and Other:     Sue Scholes, Head of Investor Relations          +44 (0) 20 7659 6012


Sydney

All Enquiries:          Ron Burke                                        +61 (0) 2 9256 5255
                        Group General Manager, Corporate Affairs

                        Edna Carew
                        Group Manager Communications                     +61 (0) 2 9256 5204


The Brambles Industries Group is globally headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

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