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Wednesday 22 March, 2006

Brambles Industries

Transaction in Own Shares

Brambles Industries PLC
22 March 2006


Brambles Industries plc
Company Number: 4134697

22 March 2006

Purchase of own shares for cancellation

Brambles Industries plc (the 'Company') announces that on 22 March 2006 it
purchased for cancellation 247,605 of its ordinary shares at an average price of
423.411 pence per share. The highest price paid was 426 pence per share and the
lowest price paid was 420.75 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these
shares, the total number of ordinary shares of the company in issue will be
721,491,364.

Since the start of the buy back programme on 3 March 2006, the Company has
bought back a total of 5,045,220 of its ordinary shares for cancellation for a
consideration of £21,396,879.87 (excluding costs), representing 0.70 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    
          Affairs                                    +61 (0)2 9256 5255
                                                     +61 (0)439 470 145 (mobile)
                                                       


                Brambles is globally headquartered in Australia



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