The Aussie market is in positive territory heading into the after lunch session, with the XJO currently 30 points (+0.6%) above water, at 4275.
Every sector is in the green, with IT, energy and industrial plays leading the way.
In economic news, the Australian economic added 44,000 jobs in March, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
The jobless rate remained unchanged at 5.2%, reducing the need for the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates again.
Economists had expected the jobless rate to edge higher to 5.3%, with just 6500 jobs added in March.
In company news, PanAust is up more than 5% after reaffirming its 2012 production targets.
Elsewhere, Ten Network is down 0.7% after announcing that its 1H FY12 net profit was down 70% to $14.8 million, compared to the previous corresponding period.
Around the region, Asian markets are mainly stronger; the Hang Seng is 0.2% stronger whilst the Nikkei is up 0.1%.