The news comes exactly two years to the day that the 28-year-old from Hepworth disappeared after he was held up at gunpoint in the Australian outback.
He and girlfriend Joanne Lees, now 29, were travelling on a remote road north of Alice Springs in the Nothern Territory.
Bradley John Murdoch, 44, has been charged with his murder.
But he first faces trial in October on unrelated rape and abduction charges in South Australia.
Only after that case is over, will an application be made for him to be extradited to face proceedings in the Northern Territory.
The trial will be further delayed if Murdoch appeals against any conviction in the South Australia case.
Mr Falconio's family are still distressed that, two years on, his body has not been found.
Aboriginal tracker Raymond "Speedy" McGinness has said he plans to launch a search this month.