Australia (officially the Commonwealth of Australia) is a sovereign state located in the continent of Oceania. As a former British colony and current member of the Commonwealth, Australia has a close relationship with the United Kingdom, which explains why it is a popularly-mentioned destination in Emmerdale. The capital city of Australia is Melbourne but the most populous city is Sydney.
- 1994 - Lynn Whiteley and her son, Peter, move to Australia to live with Sven Olsen.
- 1999 - Alice Bates moves to Australia to live with Elsa Feldmann.
- 2001 - Kathy Tate (Malandra Burrows) leaves the village to emigrate to Australia to be nearer to her niece, Alice. There, she remarried and had a daughter. Kathy continues to reside in Australia with her family as of today.
- 2005 - While travelling back from Australia with Kathy, Seth Armstrong dies on board the flight. His body is taken back to Emmerdale and is buried in a secret plot in the woods by Betty Eagleton and friends.
- 2011 - Barbara Hope leaves Emmerdale to start a new life in Melbourne with her son Josh.
- 2013 - Bernice Blackstock's ex-husband Charlie and their daughter Dee Dee moved to Australia after their marriage broke down.
- 2015 - Having gone to and fro Australia for many years, Betty opts to emigrate to Australia permanently to settle down with her new flame, Reuben Archibald.
- 2018 - Sandy Thomas and his new friend Maisie move to Australia to live with Betty.
- 2019 - Bernice moved to Australia with Dee Dee to support her after her father got in a bad car accident.
- 2020 - Sandy Thomas passes away from natural causes. The Thomas family travels to Australia for his funeral. Betty offers Doug Potts Sandy's old apartment and he decided to move there.