- Occupation Political activist, Political candidate
Vannessa Hearman stood as a candidate for the Brunswick Socialist Alliance in the Legislative Assembly seat of Brunswick at the Victorian state election, which was held on 25 November 2006.
Vannessa Hearman migrated to Australia from Indonesia in the 1980s and has lived in Coburg since the 1990s. She has been politically active since that time. She spent two years in East Timor as an Aid worker from 2000-02 and is a spokesperson for the Timor Sea Justice Campaign in Melbourne.
She is a candidate for the Socialist Alliance in the South Ward at the Moreland City Council elections in 2008.
- Carrying on the Fight: Women Candidates in Victorian Parliamentary Elections, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2008, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/cws/home.html
- Trove: Hearman, Vannessa, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-725075