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Thursday 09 March, 2006

Brambles Industries

Transaction in Own Shares

Brambles Industries PLC
09 March 2006


Brambles Industries plc
Company Number: 4134697

9 March 2006

Purchase of own shares for cancellation
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Brambles Industries plc (the 'Company') announces that on 9 March 2006 it
purchased for cancellation 557,188 of its ordinary shares at an average price of
420.8106 pence per share. The highest price paid was 423.50 pence per share and
the lowest price paid was 418.50 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these
shares, the total number of ordinary shares of the company in issue will be
724,420,683.

Since the start of the buy back programme on 3 March 2006, the Company has
bought back a total of 1,869,114 of its ordinary shares for cancellation for a
consideration of £7,767,171.28 (excluding costs), representing 0.26 per cent of
the issued share capital of the Company.

For further information please contact:

UK

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

Media     Richard Mountain, Financial Dynamics     +44 (0)20 7269 7291

Australia

Investor  John Hobson, Head of Investor Relations  +61 (0)2 9256 5216
                                                   +61 (0)414 239 188(mobile)

Media     Michael Sharp, Vice President Corporate  +61 (0)2 9256 5255
          Affairs                                  +61 (0)439 470 145 (mobile)

                
                 Brambles is globally headquartered in Australia



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