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Tuesday 06 June, 2006

Brambles Industries

Transaction in Own Shares/BIL

Brambles Industries PLC
06 June 2006




Brambles Industries plc
Company Number: 4134697



6 June 2006


Brambles Industries Limited ('BIL') - Purchase of own shares for cancellation


BIL has announced to the Australian Stock Exchange ('ASX') that, on 5 June 2006,
it purchased for cancellation 550,000 of its ordinary shares for total
consideration of A$6,092,570.00, being an average price of A$11.0774 per share.
The highest price paid by BIL on that day was A$11.09 per share and the lowest
price paid was A$11.05 per share. The highest price allowed to be paid on that
day by BIL under the ASX Listing Rules was A$11.44 per share. On the
cancellation of these shares, the total number of ordinary shares of BIL in
issue will be 973,294,159.


Since notification of the buy-back programme to the market on 29 November 2005
until 5 June 2006, BIL has bought back a total of 3,487,961 of its ordinary
shares for cancellation for a consideration of A$38,125,919.29. The highest
price paid by BIL during that period was A$11.09 per share and the lowest price
paid was A$10.75 per share.



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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