The Climate Council mini-statement called Bushfires and Climate Change in Australia – The Facts states in support of their view that “1. In Australia, climate change is influencing both the frequency and intensity of extreme hot days, as well as prolonged periods of low rainfall. This increases the risk of bushfires.”
Southeast Australia is experiencing a long-term drying trend.
A moment of fact-checking the BoM recorded rainfall in Southeastern Australia reveals no trend in rainfall.
Another moment of fact-checking the BoM recorded rainfall in Australia reveals an increasing rainfall trend.