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Thursday 06 April, 2006

Brambles Industries

Transaction in Own Shares

Brambles Industries PLC
06 April 2006

Brambles Industries plc
Company Number: 4134697

6 April 2006

Purchase of own shares for cancellation

Brambles Industries plc (the 'Company') announces that on 6 April 2006 it
purchased for cancellation 800,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price of
435.1718 pence per share. The highest price paid was 437.25 pence per share and
the lowest price paid was 433 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these
shares, the total number of ordinary shares of the company in issue will be

Since the start of the buy back programme on 3 March 2006, the Company has
bought back a total of 11,636,739 of its ordinary shares for cancellation for a
consideration of £49,470,936.90 (excluding costs), representing 1.60 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

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

                Brambles is globally headquartered in Australia

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