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Wednesday 21 June, 2006

Brambles Industries

Transaction in Own Shares/BIP

Brambles Industries PLC
21 June 2006


Brambles Industries plc

Company Number: 4134697


21 June 2006


Purchase of own shares for cancellation


Brambles Industries plc (the 'Company') announces that on 20 June 2006 it
purchased for cancellation 750,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price of
415.8172 pence per share. The highest price paid was 419 pence per share and the
lowest price paid was 413.50 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these
shares, the total number of ordinary shares of the company in issue will be
667,332,016.


Since the start of the buy back programme on 3 March 2006, the Company has
bought back a total of 59,562,443 of its ordinary shares for cancellation for a
consideration of £257,792,552.11 (excluding costs), representing 8.92 per cent
of the issued share capital of the Company (8.21 per cent of the issued share
capital of the Company as at the date of the last Annual General Meeting).


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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