This has gotten way way off topic. Degenerating into some kind of finger pointing about race relation to child sexual abuse. Really? I for one think race has pretty much nothing to do with child abuse and everything to do with culture. For that matter burning man has little to do with race and everything to do with culture.
Yes that is a golden orb spider, in my native state of Queesland they are everywhere (I love them by the way) the most popular spot for them is between powerlines. Mind you it’;s not uncommon to have them scattered around the garden as well Glad to see them in Perth as well.