Australia’s climate is largely controlled by the oceans that surround the continent and the dynamics of the tropics to its north and Antarctica to the south.
Australia’s Climate is a Dog (several actually)
Looking West: Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD)
Looking East: El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO)
Looking North: Madden Julian Oscillation (MJO)
Come In Spinner: East Coast Lows (ECLs)