About Us

picking a product from a supermarket shelfThe Australian Division of World Action on Salt and Health (AWASH) is a growing network of individuals and organisations concerned with salt and its detrimental effects on health.

In May 2007, AWASH launched a 5-year salt reduction campaign. The Drop the Salt! campaign will unite health professionals, the food industry, government, scientists and consumer organisations in a commitment to action to reduce salt intake in Australia.

AWASH is the Australian arm of the global WASH group (World Action on Salt and Health).