• In 2005, Emily won the Australian Film Institute International Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Violet Baudelaire in the film Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004).
  • Emily was named the Breakthrough performer of the year by Hamptons International Film Festival for the role in Sleeping Beauty in 2011.
  • She attended Eltham High School in Melbourne, Victoria.
  • Emily is a sister of two siblings. She has two younger brothers, Nicholas and Matthew.
  • Emily turned down a request to audition for the role of Bella Swan in Twilight, citing exhaustion, despite an endorsement from series author Stephenie Meyer.
  • She has a cat named Jasper and a dog named Roxy.
  • She once considered going to college to study psychology or philosophy.
  • Emily is a big fan of SpongeBob SquarePants.
  • Emily is a pescetarian, meaning a vegetarian who eats fish.
  • As of February 26, 2017, Emily has been smoke-free for a year.
  • During the 2017 SXSW Festival, Emily revealed she secretly uses Twitter with a false name.