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August 10, 2006


International Barrier Technology Inc. Announces Appointment to the Board of Directors

Vancouver, BC August 10, 2006 - International Barrier Technology Inc. (the “Company”) (IBTGF: OTCBB; IBH: TSXV) is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Roberts as Director.

Mr. Roberts is an industry ‘insider’ with extensive experience working with dozens of commercial construction suppliers, including many Fortune 100 firms.  He has an in-depth understanding of how construction data and technology can leverage the sales and marketing processes of construction suppliers.  Currently, Mr. Roberts is the Director, Professional Services of Reed Construction Data based in Norcross, GA.  Reed Construction Data is a division of Reed Business Information, a leading provider of critical information and marketing solutions to business professionals and a member of the Reed Elsevier Group plc (NYSE:RUK and ENL).

Mr. Roberts holds a Bachelor of Science (Honors) from Queen’s University at Kingston and is completing an International Executive M.B.A. jointly through the Johnson School of Business at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York and the Queen’s School of Business at Queen’s University.

The Company has granted Mr. Roberts incentive stock options in the amount of 250,000 common shares exercisable at a price of US$0.55 per share up to and including August 9, 2010.  The grant is in accordance with the Company’s 2005 stock option plan.


INTERNATIONAL BARRIER TECHNOLOGY INC.

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David J. Corcoran
CFO, Director

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Forward-Looking Information: The statements in this news release contain forward-looking information within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve certain risks, assumptions and uncertainties, including but not limited to the ability to generate and secure product sales. In each case actual results may differ materially from such forward-looking statements. The company does not undertake to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements even if experience or future changes make it clear that any projected results (expressed or modified) will not be realized.

Contact:
International Barrier Technology
Investor Relations:
Melissa McElwee
1-866-735-3519, (320) 764-5797
mmcelwee@intlbarrier.com

Source: International Barrier Technology

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