Found this marriage in VIC that indicates Emily was born in Sydney.
Emily Laura CAPE
Birth Place: SYDNEY
Spouse: Robert SCOTT
Birth Place: ROXBURGSHIRE
Reg Number: 3912
NSW birth record for Emily
V18482246 33A/1848 CAPE Emily L parents WILLIAM T and JANE
and a child born in NSW
4912/1877 SCOTT Emily E parents ROBERT and EMILY L PADDINGTON
The Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 1 December 1884
The FUNERAL of the late EMILY LAURA SCOTT will leave her late residence, 152 Victoria-street North, THIS (Monday) AFTERNOON, at 2 p.m. P. KIRBY, Undertaker, 84, Hunter-street.