Black house spider
Body is grey whilst legs are dark brown or black. They commonly habitat in tree trunks and building structures. They are Poisonous but no deaths have been documented
Daddy long legs spider:
As the name suggests this spider gets its name because of its long legs. They are a non poisonous spider commonly found in urban areas such as houses and garages.
They are predominantly brown or black and although they originate from the outdoors many are seen in households on walls or scurrying along floors. They are not a webbing spider and can be poisonous to humans but not deadly.
Garden orb weaving spider
Mostly brown or grey these spiders are found outside, creating a web on building structures or trees to catch their prey.
The female (responsible for most bite cases) is black in colour with a distinctive red or light red marking on its back. They can be found in bushes, eaves, under pool fences, sheds, shelves and many other places. Proceed with caution as they are poisonous and can be fatal however no deaths have occurred since the anti venom was introduced in 1981.
Funnel web spider- They are dark in colour with a glossy, hairless exterior covering the front part of the body. They make their burrows in moist and cool areas such as under rocks, under shrub and beneath old rotten logs. Due to the size of their fangs puncture marks and extreme pain can occur after a bite. Bites can be fatal with 27 recorded deaths in Australia in the last 100 years.
St Andrews cross spider: Can be easily recognised by its yellow and black striped body. They and their webs are usually found outside around shrub and vegetation. They are non harmful to humans.
Wolf Spider: Commonly brown in colour they are very similar to their relative the huntsman. These spiders commonly come from the outdoors and around shrubbery.