A wall on a building site has collapsed in Melbourne just 24 hours after the union, WorkSafe and the council decided it was too unsafe to be demolished.

The wall of the former Royal Park Hotel, on the corner of Queensberry Street and Howard Street in North Melbourne, collapsed about 8.30am on April 20. A woman passing by narrowly missed being hit by falling bricks, the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) says. “The collapse has narrowly…