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Tuesday 14 March, 2006

Brambles Industries

Transaction in Own Shares

Brambles Industries PLC
14 March 2006

Brambles Industries plc

Company Number: 4134697

14 March 2006

Purchase of own shares for cancellation

Brambles Industries plc (the 'Company') announces that on 14 March 2006 it
purchased for cancellation 389,763 of its ordinary shares at an average price of
431.2274 pence per share.  The highest price paid was 434 pence per share and
the lowest price paid was 426.25 pence per share.  Upon the cancellation of
these shares, the total number of ordinary shares of the company in issue will
be 723,162,226.

Since the start of the buy back programme on 3 March 2006, the Company has
bought back a total of 3,339,815 of its ordinary shares for cancellation for a
consideration of £14,119,220.67 (excluding costs), representing  0.50 per cent
of the issued share capital of the Company.

For further information please contact:

Investor     Sue Scholes, Head of Investor Relations                   +44 (0)20 7659 6012
Media        Richard Mountain, Financial Dynamics                      +44 (0)20 7269 7291
Investor     John Hobson, Head of Investor Relations                   +61 (0)2 9256 5216
                                                                       +61 (0)414 239 188 (mobile)
Media        Michael Sharp, Vice President Corporate Affairs           +61 (0)2 9256 5255
                                                                       +61 (0)439 470 145 (mobile)

                Brambles is globally headquartered in Australia

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