We identify a few harmless spiders you've probably seen around the house and backyard — and a few that are best avoided.
Funnel webs are considered one of Australia's most fearsome spiders, but their ability to kill humans is by accident rather than design.
There's a simple reason why Australia isn't the most lethal nation in the world.
Only two Australian spiders can kill you, but the rest are a pretty fascinating bunch.
There are more than 45,000 species of spider, but only a handful are potentially dangerous to humans.