Estimating the number of regular and dependent methamphetamine users in Australia, 2002–2014

Rebecca McKetin, Louisa Degenhardt and Wayne D Hall
Med J Aust 2016; 205 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja16.01043
Published online: 7 November 2016

We thank Dietze and colleagues for their letter and offer the following responses.

  • Rebecca McKetin1
  • Louisa Degenhardt2
  • Wayne D Hall3

  • 1 National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, WA
  • 2 National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
  • 3 Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD



Degenhardt is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Principal Research Fellowship (no. 1041472). The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales and the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University are supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Substance Misuse Prevention and Service Improvements Grant Fund. The Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research at the University of Queensland receives core funding from the Graeme Wood Foundation.


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