Tech stocks and property have led the Australian share market higher as lockdowns eased in New South Wales.

The S&P/ASX200 benchmark index closed up 36.5 points, or 0.62 per cent, at 5,934.4 points, while the All Ordinaries index was up 39.7 points, or 0.66 per cent, at 6,041.

The Australian dollar was buying 68.98 US cents, upfrom 68.54 US cents at the close of trade on Tuesday.