The Channel 7 hit TV show announced the actress' new role on the official "Home And Away" Instagram page.
While they did not give much information away, the snap of Heine was captioned: "Her name is Ebony, and she can’t wait to meet you. Home And Away 7.00 on @channel7."
Fans were quick to remember the star's famous face, with some noting they remembered her from her role as Rikki on H2O: Just Add Water. "It took me a few minutes to work out she played Rikki on H20!!!!" one wrote.
While another excited viewer commented: "It’s Ricky from h2o."
According to fan site Back To The Bay, Heine's new character will be a villain who is set to ruffle some feathers in the bay.