...Because towns get invaded by giant spiders...
If that wasn't enough, check out the other kinds of eight-legged beasts found in Oz.
(New Zealand has ONE spider that can cause fatalities. ONE. The Katipo, and generally, they prefer moist areas like beaches.)
If arachnids make you tremble, hold on to the table/bed you're sitting at and click at your own risk. There are no pictures with this post because I don't intend to get a heart attack each time I open my own blog, thank you.