The former Australian Miss Universe representative has been taking acting classes in Sydney in preparation for her role. She will film her first scenes on December 17.
"Everyone has grown up watching Neighbours," Erin told the The Sunday Telegraph. "Of course I am nervous. It is a big change from what I have been used to doing."
Former Australian Idol contestant Dean Geyer was also recently recruited by producers, who are hoping to boost ratings for the soap in Oz.