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Tuesday 28 March, 2006

Brambles Industries

Transaction in Own Shares

Brambles Industries PLC
28 March 2006

Brambles Industries plc
Company Number: 4134697

28 March 2006

Purchase of own shares for cancellation

Brambles Industries plc (the 'Company') announces that on 28 March 2006 it
purchased for cancellation 517,632 of its ordinary shares at an average price of
417.6958 pence per share.  The highest price paid was 421.50 pence per share and
the lowest price paid was 413.75 pence per share.  Upon the cancellation of
these shares, the total number of ordinary shares of the company in issue will
be 720,204,402.

Since the start of the buy back programme on 3 March 2006, the Company has
bought back a total of 6,332,182 of its ordinary shares for cancellation for a
consideration of £26,774,261.90 (excluding costs), representing 0.90 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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