Simpson Desert crossing 60 years on

April 12 2022 - 2:00am
MAKING MEMORIES: Doug Sprigg crossed Australia's Simpson Desert in a wagon with his family in 1962. Photos: Supplied

Doug Sprigg was just seven years old when he climbed into his father's G60 Nissan Patrol to complete the first motorised crossing of Australia's vast Simpson Desert in 1962.

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