In a statement public on its website, the CCC said the issues involved in the inquiry “would likely have an impact on the public confidence in decision making and good governance within the Department of Communities”.
“Public examinations will enable government agencies across Western Australia to take heed of matters highlighted and to take action to address serious misconduct risks within their own departments,” the statement read.
The hearings will take place from Tuesday to Friday next week.
The CCC has not released the names of the six witnesses who are to appear before it to answer questions into the matter.
Mr Whyte is behind bars after pleading guilty to 530 charges related to allegations he defrauded the Department of Communities up to $22 million.