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Where all the Love Island: Australia contestants are now - your guide to who is still together

What happened when they went home? Are Tayla and Grant still together?

Love Island Australia
Published: Tuesday, 2nd March 2021 at 4:00 pm

Series two of Love Island: Australia has been revived for ITV2, meaning viewers will get to see all of the recoupling or dumpings straight from the Australian villa.


The series was originally filmed in 2019, meaning the Love Island: Australia season two winners have already been announced.

And with almost two years having passed, a lot must have happened on the outside world.

So, are any of the Love Island: Australia season two cast still together? And what are they doing now?

From series one to two (currently airing on ITV2), here’s everything that happened once the cameras stopped rolling on Love Island: Australia.

Warning: this article contains spoilers about Love Island: Australia season two, which is airing on ITV2 right now.

Love Island: Australia season two cast


Vanessa ITV

The 24-year-old businesswoman from Sydney was a part of the original line-up, joining the show on Day One.

She dated Matt Zukowski during her time in the villa, but sadly it just wasn't meant to be.

Following her stint on the show, she announced she was dating tennis pro Bernard Tomic in November 2019. The pair are still very much loved up!


Adam ITV

The plasterer, 27, made it all the way to Day 31 before he was dumped from the island. He was coupled up with Cartier for the majority of his time in the villa but she quickly moved onto Matthew, leaving him single.

Following the show, it looked like he could have a new love interest after he posted a photo with a lady who goes by the name of Renee Ashley. In the image the duo appeared to be enjoying a day at Luna Park in Melbourne.

Workwise, Adam continued with modelling after the show and even launched his own clothing line called Farrugia.


Jessie ITV

The waitress, 23, made it all the way to Day 34 of the show, leaving the show a day after her partner Todd was dumped.

The pair went on to date outside of the show, however, in February 2020, they split up.

"This post isn't easy to write and isn't something I want to be confirming but sadly, yes the relationship between Todd and I is over," Jessie captioned her post, adding that they remain on good terms.

Last year, a number of the reality star’s fans accidentally mistook her post revealing that she was to become a big sister for her own pregnancy announcement.


Cartier ITV

The 19-year-old lifeguard from Sydney finished runner-up on the show with her partner Matthew.

However, the pair decided to go their separate ways after the show.

Announcing their split in November 2019, Cartier wrote alongside a post: “Hey guys! I've made the decision that Matthew and I are better off staying good friends rather than in a relationship. He's a beautiful guy no doubt about it! Hope you all can respect my decision and support both of us in finding true love.”

She might not have found romantic love on the show, but she did find friendship with Jessie who she has remained close to since the show.


Matt ITV

Following his split from Cartier, Matt, 24, went public with his new girlfriend, Bachelor in Paradise's Keira Maguire.

Rumours began to swirl that they were no longer an item, however, Matt recently cleared this up, saying in an interview: “I don’t know where you’re getting that from.”


Eoghan ITV

The real estate agent, 23, left the show on his own, after being dumped on Day 19.

Since then, he’s gone back to working in real estate.


Love Island: Australia season two winners
Love Island: Australia season two winners Anna and Josh YouTube/ Love Island Australia

The model from Melboure, 27, joined the show on Day four, and later coupled up with Gerard.

But it was Josh who really caught her eye.

After getting together on Day 12, the pair went on to win the show, and enjoyed a romance outside of the show.

However, in November 2020 they announced they’d split.

"It is with great sadness that Josh and I are going our separate ways," Anna wrote.

"I know that so many of you are invested in our relationship but please know we did everything we could to make it work.

"It's extremely difficult to break up with someone who you still love but it is the right thing to do."

Anna McEvoy Love Island Australia
Love Island Australia 2019 contestant Anna McEvoy Instagram/ @annamcevoy21


Like Anna, Josh implied there were no hard feelings between them and suggested their relationship had simply fizzled out, saying: “I just wanted to let you all know that Anna and I have decided to go our separate ways. We have had an amazing journey but unfortunately sometimes relationships don't work out and two people simply grow apart."

Love Island Australia contestant Josh Packham
Love Island:Australia contestant Josh Packham Instagram / @packham_pear


Cassie ITV

The executive assistant, 26, left the show on Day 30. Before her exit she was coupled up with Luke, however, the pair never managed to make things work on the outside.

Since the show, Cassie has posted a few pictures with one half of the Szlagowski brothers, who are DJs. However, the pair have not confirmed whether they're dating.


Gerard ITV

The personal trainer, 23, decided to walk from the series on Day 26.

Despite not finding love while on the show, Gerard did later strike up a relationship with one of his Love Island co-stars - 28-year-old hairdresser Jordan Cayless, who arrived on the island on Day 15.

It was a relationship nobody saw coming, with Gerard sending fans into a meltdown as he posted a picture of the couple kissing.

Sadly, however, it seems they've since gone their separate ways with both removing pictures together from their Instagram feeds and unfollowing each other.


Maurice ITV

He was at the centre of the scandal in 2019, when it was revealed he had a secret girlfriend outside of the show.

Following the show, Maurice cleared up these rumours saying he had been seeing a lady named Christie Swadling for about two months before the show, however, they never made anything official.

The media-executive still runs his own company, but it is not clear whether he is single.


Cynthia ITV

She finished the show in third place with her partner Aaron, but sadly they decided to go their separate ways after filming.

The 23-year-old model from Brisbane also formed a strong bond with Gerrard while on the show, so much so he chose not to couple up with anyone from the Bomb Squad to keep her safe. The pair have remained friends till this day.

Career wise, Cynthia has continued with modelling and also launched her YouTube channel where vlogs various aspects of her life and speaks on issues she's passionate about.



Since leaving the Villa, the DJ, 28, has been sharing his passion for the gaming with the world.

He did reunite with Vanessa after the show for a lunch date, but according to an insider they're just friends.

Love Island: Australia season one cast


Love Island: Australia

She came into the villa with Shelby on day 18, and immediately caught Josh's eye.

He was in five different couples before getting together with her on day 24, but clearly those first 23 days for Josh didn't matter, as the couple - who finished third on the show - are still together till this day.

They regularly share loved up photos on their Instagram, like this one of them during isolation.


Love Island: Australia

Despite a late start to the show, Mark managed to leave the villa with Millie Fuller on his arm.

The pair seemed inseparable after the show doing joint interviews and photoshoots. They even had plans to launch their own fashion label called Island Couture by the end of 2018.

However, things didn't work out between them and they split in April 2019.

Sharing a statement on his Instagram, Mark wrote: "Millie and I have had such an amazing time together and we will forever cherish our special moments."


He set the record for the shortest time spent in the Villa. Just days after entering, he was dumped when Mac chose to couple up with Teddy instead of him.

The concreter took the news well, saying: "The name of the game is Love Island and that didn't happen for me."

And we guess everything does happen for a reason, because following the show, Kory managed to find love with his new girlfriend, Emily Craig.

The pair regularly share loved up snaps on Instagram, like the one below of Kory wishing her "Happy bday shags" - nice!


She eventually coupled up with Dom after bouncing around in the villa, however, things didn't last between the pair.

Dom announced that they'd decided to end things, saying: “We have decided that we are best off as friends. This is something we had both recently discussed and agreed upon and is not a sudden decision.”

He then dated fellow Islander Tayla for a few months, but they split up last year. Shelby is now loved up with her boyfriend Harry Binks - who is a motocross rider.


He certainly ruffled Eden's feathers when he asked to take Erin on a date after arriving as a bombshell, but it wasn't enough to win Erin over.

Since being on the show, Teddy has spoken about his hardship after lucrative deals dried up for him.

He said: "It dries up quite quickly, and then all of a sudden three months later no one cares about Love Island season one anymore, you've spent all your money, you've got credit card debt and I found myself on Seek looking for jobs basically."

Thankfully, he seems to have got back on his feet now and has started a career in e-commerce.


He left the show with Shelby, but the pair decided to stay friends instead.

Dom wasn't completely unlucky in love, though, as he ended up dating another contestant, Tayla Damir.

Things didn't last between them though, and Tayla is now in a new relationship. Dom sparked rumours that he might be dating Lottie Tomlinson after he posted a picture of them on his Instagram. However, neither have confirmed this.

One things for sure, he's still very much in a bromance with Josh.

Who said romance was dead?

Edyn ‘Mac’

Love Island Australia Mac
Love Island Australia Mac

Shortly after appearing on the show, Mac started her own YouTube channel answering questions from fans and sharing videos such as one titled: "boyfriend rates my outfits."

And yes that isn’t just a made-up title and does mean that she’s now in a relationship.

Mac has been dating The Bachelor's Apollo Jackson - who works as a DJ - for just under two years now.

The couple confirmed their romance in January 2019, and have been sharing lots of loved up pics on Instagram ever since.


Love Island Australia Jaxon
Love Island Australia Jaxon

Despite coupling with Shelby on the show, Jaxon left all on his Jack Jones.

He's since being doing a little bit of modelling and promotion for brands on his social media.

And last year, he was planning to make a return to the spotlight on Australia's Ninja Warrior, however, his scenes were cut due to time constraints.

John James

Love Island Australia John James
Love Island Australia John James

His Love Island experience didn't last long, after he decided to quit the villa after just a few days of arriving as bombshell.

These days, John is focusing on his DJ-ing career and has promised fans they'll see new music soon.

As for girlfriends, your guess is as good ours! John keeps a very low profile on the 'gram so it's not clear whether he's dating or not.

He hasn't cropped up on any other reality shows, though, since appearing on the UK's Big Brother and Love Island - are John's reality TV days behind him?


Love Island Australia Francoise
Love Island Australia Francoise

After being caught in a love triangle with Elias and Millie, Fran left the villa on her own.

Like many of her co-stars, she's managed to forge a very successful influencing career, promoting content for delivery services, watches and make up brands.

She's also kept in contact with some of her LI pals, including Cassidy, Erin, Shelby and Mac.

As for her love life, it looks like Fran has been looking for love life online, recently signing up to Bumble to meet new people while in quarantine.


Elias Love Island Australia
Elias Love Island Australia

A lot of the ladies had their eye on Elias when he was in the villa, however, he left the Island a single man and said he might slide into the DMs of a girl he had spoken to previously on Instagram.

After the show, there were rumours he'd dated both Francoise and Cassidy.

Nowadays you can find him modelling, surfing and promoting brands on his Instagram - where he has over 100k followers.

He was dating a model named Effy Harvard, however, the pair haven't posted any photos of each other in a long while.


Tayla may have won the show with Grant, but she didn't get much of a chance to celebrate. Less than three weeks after the show's finale, it was revealed that Grant actually had a girlfriend, and had gone on the series purely for the purposes of self-promotion. The worst bit? His girlfriend took him back!

No skin off Tayla's nose though, she got together with one of the other lads from the series, Dom Thomas. They split up in June last year, and Tayla began a relationship with AFL football player Nathan Broad. Work-wise, Tayla has harnessed the power of influencing, representing various brands and launching her own line of scrunchies.


Eden was a runner up on season one, and stayed with partner Erin for a few months before splitting up. The break-up was ugly, with all sorts of accusations flying around and Erin posting a "tell-all video" on YouTube. Eden has put that chapter of his life behind him now, and is dating Cyrell Jiminez-Paule, who appeared on the Australian version of Married at First Sight. The couple had their first baby together earlier this year.

Eden has also enjoyed success as a model, winning Mr World Australia in 2019.


Despite being unlucky in love on the show, Cassidy has made a great influencing career for herself in the years that have followed. She promotes lots of different brands and says the influencing is harder work than people think. She has remained BFFs with Francoise from the show, and she's in love with a new man (although she's keeping his identity a secret).


Millie stayed in a relationship with Mark for a few months after the show, but eventually they called time on the relationship. Millie is very active as an influencer, and she still posts lots of cute dog pics.


Thank goodness for Josh, the only original islander to find love on the show! He is still with latecomer Amelia, and the couple are very much in love. Josh is obviously great at maintaining relationships, as he has continued his bromance with Dom too - they even have a podcast together called Intelligence Pending with Josh and Dom.


Despite only appearing on the show for a few days, Charlie has continued to build his profile and launched his own clothing line, Cabu. He is also pursuing a career in acting and singing.


Justin is still modelling, and has continued to build his profile since the show, also appearing on the Australian I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here. He welcomed his first child, Leo, into the world in May this year, although he had already split up with the baby's mum, Anita.


Sure, he won the series with Tayla, but Grant will always be remembered for being the bad boy who conned everyone into believing he was single, when actually he had a girlfriend, Lucy back in Aus! She took him back, the couple are still together and Grant got his wish of becoming famous, leaving Tayla out in the cold.

Grant has launched his own clothing line, called Royal Apparel, which he models himself.


After a difficult, highly-publicised break-up with Eden, Erin found love with a man called Mike, and the couple moved in together.

She's had an exciting couple of years, travelling round Europe, launching her own fashion line called That's so Fetch, and taking part in this year's series of the Aussie version of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!.


Tasha has become an A Grade influencer since leaving the villa - she has a YouTube channel purely dedicated to her trying on clothes. She also owns a luxury hair and beauty salon.


After entering as a bombshell contestant, Kim didn't last long on the show. She seems to be fine now though, and is still a bikini model, as well as an influencer.


Love Island: Australia airs nightly at 9pm on ITV2. To find out what else is on, check out our TV Guide. Also visit our hub for more Entertainment news.


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