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Thursday 08 June, 2006

Brambles Industries

Transaction in Own Shares/BIL

Brambles Industries PLC
08 June 2006

Brambles Industries plc

Company Number: 4134697

8 June 2006

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

BIL has announced to the Australian Stock Exchange ('ASX') that, on 7 June 2006,
it purchased for cancellation 1,452,487 of its ordinary shares for total
consideration of A$15,826,153.10, being an average price of A$10.8959 per share.
The highest price paid by BIL on that day was A$10.97 per share and the lowest
price paid was A$10.87 per share. The highest price allowed to be paid on that
day by BIL under the ASX Listing Rules was A$11.50 per share. On the
cancellation of these shares, the total number of ordinary shares of BIL in
issue will be 970,991,662.

Since notification of the buy-back programme to the market on 29 November 2005
until 7 June 2006, BIL has bought back a total of 5,790,448 of its ordinary
shares for cancellation for a consideration of A$63,268,242.39. 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:


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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