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Wednesday 14 June, 2006

Brambles Industries

Transaction in Own Shares/BIP

Brambles Industries PLC
14 June 2006


Brambles Industries plc

Company Number: 4134697

14 June 2006


Purchase of own shares for cancellation


Brambles Industries plc (the 'Company') announces that on 13 June 2006 it
purchased for cancellation 689,556 of its ordinary shares at an average price of
410.6397 pence per share. The highest price paid was 418 pence per share and the
lowest price paid was 408.25 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these
shares, the total number of ordinary shares of the company in issue will be
669,372,448.


Since the start of the buy back programme on 3 March 2006, the Company has
bought back a total of 57,522,011 of its ordinary shares for cancellation for a
consideration of £ 249,316,803.32 (excluding costs), representing 8.59 per cent
of the issued share capital of the Company (7.92 per cent of the issued share
capital as at the date of the Company's last Annual General Meeting).


Please note that the percentages relating to the issued share capital of the
Company were incorrectly transposed in the previous announcement.


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      +61 (0)2 9256 5255
          Affairs

                                                       +61 (0)439 470 145
                                                       (mobile)


                Brambles is globally headquartered in Australia

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